The Rescue

Steven Trent Smith talked about the fleet submarine USS Crevalle and the Americans it rescued in 1944 during WWII on Negros Island, off of… read more

The Rescue Steven Trent Smith talked about the fleet submarine USS Crevalle and the Americans it rescued in 1944 during WWII on Negros Island, off of the Philippines. He also talked about the story of secret Japanese documents picked up by the Crevalle, which turned out to be Japanese war plans for the destruction of the American fleet at sea. Mr. Smith also spoke about his career as a freelance television videographer for over 30 years and his interest in submarines. He was joined by Chief Yeoman of the Crevalle Al Dempster and rescued American Bill Real.

Steven Trent is the author of The Rescue: A True Story of Courage and Survival in World War II, published by John Wiley and Sons. close

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The Rescue

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Program ID:
164997-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Walnut Creek, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 2007 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 11, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 01, 2004 | 6:07am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 05, 2004 | 6:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2007 | 4:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2007 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
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