The Triunfante: Discovering an 18th Century Warship
What's the process of retrieving a sunken ship and preparing it for display in a museum? How do archaeologists work underwater? One of the biggest wrecks ever discovered in Spain was the 'Triunfante', sunk during a French siege in 1795. We follow the process from its discovery to its display in a museum and learn what makes this ship so special.
History's Wars and Battles
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- Ch 354The History of British ShipsAt the dawn of the 20th Century, Britain ruled the waves, holding a vast empire together, and countless men and women were transported around the globe. Economies were fueled by the import and export of goods and Britain's strategic will was guaranteed by the largest navy in the world. The Century was dominated by two World Wars during which Britain's maritime service played a crucial role.Modern Warfare: The Falklands WarThe Battle between the UK and Argentina over claims to the Falkland Islands systematically merged weapons technology of air, sea, and ground. A UK invasion yielded a bombardment of speed, weaponry and destruction.