The sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff on 31 January 1945 is arguably the biggest disaster in maritime history.
The German ship sank after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, sending more than 9,000 people to their deaths in the icy waters of the Baltic Sea.
This film examines the background leading to the catastrophe and probes some of the unsolved mysteries surrounding the sinking of the Gustloff.
|Saturday 02 October 2010||More4|
|Saturday 02 October 2010||10PM||More4|