Dogfights: Hunt for the Bismarck

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War Documentary hosted by Phil Crowley, published by History Channel in 2007 - English narration

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The History Channel series DOGFIGHTS, recreates famous battles using state-of-the-art computer graphics. With up to 25 percent of the program consisting of animation, viewers will feel like they're in the battle, facing the enemy. While first-hand accounts will drive the story, rare archival footage and original shooting supplement the remarkable computer graphics. May, 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, the most powerful warship on earth breaks, out into the North Atlantic. It wields enough firepower to crush vital British convoys! The British unleash every weapon in their arsenal to hunt down this Nazi terror. Join the greatest sea chase in history... fly with Swordfish torpedo-bomber pilots desperately trying to the Bismarck. HMS Hood is sunk and HMS Prince of Wales damaged on May 24, 1941 in the Battle of Denmark Strait by the German battleship Bismarck and the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. A hunt begins for the damaged German battleship by Force H, led by Admiral John Tovey. Swordfish biplanes from the carrier HMS Ark Royal of the British Fleet Air Arm attack the Bismarck, and the battleships HMS King George V, HMS Rodney, cruisers HMS Norfolk, HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Sheffield send it to the sea floor on May 27. Rare archival footage and original shooting will supplement the remarkable computer graphics and make viewers will feel like they're in the battle, facing the enemy. First-hand accounts will drive the story. Produced by Digital Ranch for The History Channel

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Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
Video Bitrate: 3 751 Kbps
Video Resolution: 1920x1080
Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Frames Per Second: 29.970 fps
Audio Codec: AC3
Audio Bitrate: 384 kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 6
Audio Languages: english
RunTime Per Part: 43 min 57 s
Number Of Parts: 1
Part Size: 1.27 GB
Source: HDTV 1080i MPEG2 (Thanks to TrollHD)
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