The Complete History of the Battleship
release year: 2001
viewing setting: home DVD, 8/2/05
synopsis: This documentary covers the history of the battleship (and naval warfare in general) for over a hundred years.
impressions: This was a good account of everything having to do with battleships during the listed time period...motivations, weaponry, construction, armor, strategy. It's got an overall narration, plus interview/commentary segments with scholars and historians.
something this movie has that no other movie has: Footage of battleships from the early 1900s.
acting: n/a, but the narration was clear and well-spoken.
final word: Quite possibly the definitive documentary on battleships.
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