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The Boat: Season 1

1x04 Suicide Squad

  • 1985-02-26T23:00:00+00:00 on Das Erste
  • 51 mins
  • Germany
  • German
  • Drama, War

The U 96 encounters a convoy and sinks three cargo ships with its torpedoes. Then a 24-hour pursuit of the submarine begins with two destroyers dropping depth charges. The "old man" tries to escape in 230 meters of water depth. The end for U 96 seems to have come. Hours later, the boat can re-appear and sink a burning tanker. On the return voyage, the "old man" is ordered to cross the Strait of Gibraltar and head for the port of La Spezia in Italy...