Synopsis by Alice Day
Naval power has always been of utmost importance to wealthy nations. This episode of the series about man and his relationship with the sea depicts dominance on the waves. The Blue Revolution: The Modern Navy traces the development of ships into massive instruments of war. Major naval conflicts are detailed, including the Battle of Trafalgar, in which Admiral Nelson led the English to victory on the H.M.S. Bounty. The program also discusses the rise of the Japanese naval forces, and the role of ships in the Pacific theater of World War II.
conservation, ecology, economy, Navy, oceanography, sea