Naval Warfare Movies

When Hitler Invaded America

Producer: Time Life Video/BBC Worldwide

Secrets of WWII
Country: USA
Length: 50 min.
Keywords: WWII, Documentary

This is the VHS release (see more).


This documentary, part of the Secrets of WWII series, describes Operation Pastorius, in which a U-boat delivered four Abwehr agents to Long Island, NY shore. Their purpose was sabotage; their goal, the United States armaments industry. To aid them in their mission they carried forged papers and a supply of explosives. This film details the intensive planning behind the plot, the training of the operatives, and the circumstances in which they were discovered and captured before they could fulfill their mission.


Available for purchase from Time Life