Drain the Oceans - Atomic Ghost Fleet

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Using the latest sonar technology, a hi-tech expedition maps Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean to reveal the world’s only nuclear battlefield. Showing the US’s atomic experiments and the warships destroyed, this is the explosive story of the dawn of the Nuclear Age, and the birth of the Cold War.



Drain the Oceans - America’s Last Slave Ship

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Draining slave ships around the world reveals the rise of a vile global phenomena, the transatlantic slave trade. Archaeologists investigate a wreck that could be the last ever slave ship to bring Africans to American soil.



Drain the Oceans - Malaysia Airlines 370

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Where is Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370? How did it crash without a trace? And why has modern technology failed to pinpoint the wreckage? CGI reconstruction and unprecedented access to key personnel allows Drain the Oceans to go inside the longest, most expensive search in commercial aviation history and reveal the challenges of locating aircraft that go missing in the deep ocean. 



Mysteries of the China Seas

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The China Seas – the site of the largest naval battles in history, a 700-year old mystery and technological wonders, both ancient and modern. State-of-the-art sonar technology is combined with the latest CGI to reveal the biggest battleship ever put to sea, an ancient wonder weapon and the underwater threat that could destroy the World Wide Web in an instant.



Deadly Pacific

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The Deadly Pacific – an underwater hotbed of volcanoes, mega-quakes and giant tsunamis. 500 million people live in ever-present danger along its edges. Combining CGI with cutting=edge ocean-mapping technology, we drain the Pacific Ocean to reveal the deadly geological forces behind Earth’s most destructive natural disasters, and uncover catastrophic threats lying just off the coast of major cities like Seattle, Tokyo and Washington.



Drain WWII

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World War II saw the greatest ever loss of ships and lives at sea. As we drain the oceans, each vessel tells its tale: From the Arizona in Pearl Harbour, to Nazi super-ship the Bismarck, flaming merchant ships torpedoed by U-boats off tourist beaches of the US, to the Allies’ costly D-Day beachhead and the troopship Leopoldville sunk with the unexpected loss of 800 American lives.



Hitler’s Killer Warships

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The story of Hitler’s vision to conquer the world using his high-tech battleships. Drain the Oceans reveals the rise and fall of the Third Reich’s deadly fleet.



Drain The Sunken Pirate City

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Port Royal, the ‘wickedest city on Earth’, famous for its Caribbean pirates, liquor and whores, is torn apart on June 7 th  1692 by quake and tsunami. Buildings are sucked into the ocean or buried where they sink. Two thousand people die. Marine archaeologist Jon Henderson goes in search of evidence.



Ultimate Battleships

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Under the seas off Northern Europe lie the remains of the lost mega warships of the early 20th Century. At the height of World War I, these powerful weapons stage an epic showdown. CGI illustrates how the drained waters of the North Sea solve the mystery of what actually happens during The Battle of Jutland.



Egypt’s Lost Wonders

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The architectural treasures left behind by the civilisation of Ancient Egypt are a permanent reminder of their culture, state power and belief system. By draining the sands and waters of the Nile Valley, we reveal some of their greatest constructions and to solve some of the mysteries that lie behind them.