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The Biggest Mass-Production Submarine of WWII

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The Biggest Mass-Production Submarine of WWII

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Brought into service just five months after Pearl Harbor, the USS Wahoo was built for size: 312 feet long by 27 feet across. This would allow it to stay out in the open sea, for longer periods of time.


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It's January 1943 in the Pacific and American submarine skipper Dudley Morton is just 10 days into his first patrol aboard USS Wahoo. His mission: to sink Japanese ships and disrupt supply lines. This aggressive strategy is a radically new tactic for the U.S. Navy, and Morton is just the man to carry it out. See these water wars up close and witness Morton take on entire Japanese convoys above and below the Pacific in this thrilling exploration.

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