Drain the Oceans – Chicago

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Draining Lake Michigan uncovers Chicago’s secret underwater history: a mid-lake catastrophe that kills 300, a tragic Christmas mystery, a game-changing naval training programme from WW2 and an engineering marvel that stops the city from poisoning itself to death. Chicago’s story is all about ambition and risk, sometimes it ends in disaster, others in untrammelled success.



Drain the Oceans - Last Wrecks of WWII

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An underwater scan reveals a tragic sunken WW2 cruise liner. The wreckage from one of Hitler’s U-boats continues to leave a poisonous Nazi legacy. Japan turns to desperate measures as Kamikaze pilots attack the US Navy. The American military, determined to win the Pacific War, rush their latest bomber into battle.



Drain the Oceans - Battle of Britain

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In the summer of 1940 the Germans have conquered France. Just 20 miles separates them from Great Britain. The Luftwaffe is sent to destroy the RAF, bomb Britain into submission and prepare for seaborne invasion. We uncover the wrecks of planes and ships that reveal the truth of how Britain stood firm against the Nazi threat.



Drain the Oceans - Civil War Apocalypse

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The American Civil War spread far and wide way beyond America’s borders. Maritime archaeologists go in search of submerged evidence of the Civil War’s forgotten battlegrounds. Scientific data combines with computer graphics to drain the waters and investigate a conflict that re-wrote the rules of warfare forever.



Drain the Oceans - Viking Seas

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The Vikings and their descendants ranged far and wide across the Baltic Sea and beyond. In the Baltic the unusual conditions are the ideal preservative for wooden vessels hundreds of years old including the 450 year old Swedish battleship, Mars. Draining reveals this and other wrecks for the first time in centuries.



Drain the Oceans - Secrets of The American Revolution

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In lakes and rivers of the modern United States, teams of explorers are discovering forgotten shipwrecks from the American Revolution. The water is drained away to reveal them to light of the day after 240 years hidden from view .The investigation into the wrecks details reveals new evidence about a nation’s battle for independence.



Drain the Oceans - Egypt’s Sunken City

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Historic texts tell of a mighty Ancient Egyptian city in the Nile delta. In the 2 nd century BC it mysteriously disappears. We drain away the Mediterranean to reveal this metropolis in all its former glory to finally unravel the reasons behind its rise to international fame and the terrifying events that led to its destruction.



Drain the Oceans - Civil War Apocalypse

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The American Civil War spread far and wide way beyond America’s borders. Maritime archaeologists go in search of submerged evidence of the Civil War’s forgotten battlegrounds. Scientific data combines with computer graphics to drain the waters and investigate a conflict that re-wrote the rules of warfare forever.