Some may not be aware of a few cases named as accident since they are the accidents at sea and take place in the list, though not ordinary events of incidents. Joseph vilsmaier twopart tv movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff, a german passenger ship, at the end of world war ii. Over 9,000 people died in the baltic sea on january 30, 1945, in an attempt to evade the red army. With kai wiesinger, valerie niehaus, heiner lauterbach, dana vavrova. He remained its leader from 1932 until he was assassinated in 1936. The last voyage of the gustloff, the crimson ocean, the gustloff, the last voyage of the gustloff, the ship of no return. This time however, it is not a gleaming white flagship of the kdf cruise program.
This film would not have been made were it not for the simple fact that the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff in january 1945 remains the greatest single maritime disaster. Mv wilhelm gustloff wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. Learn how to pronounce wilhelm gustloff and more about the wilhelm gustloff word at. Latest headlines watchmen series premiere is hbos mostwatched debut on digital platforms since westworld 21 october 2019 the wrap. Zdf mainz ots mit hochkaratiger besetzung starten am montag, 12. The sinking of wilhelm gustloff with 9400 deads emarine. Januar 1945 hilfe fur legion condor laube gustloff als,schwimmende kaserne sonnendeck oberes promenaden deck unteres promenadendeck. Danzig23 september stralsund gustloff kulissen 02 dark1.
Just as sinking of wilhelm gustloff outdo the sinking of better known titanic in the sheer size of catastrophe, the tvmade gustloff beats camerons movie in almost every field. I just noticed that a new movie about the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff is coming out march 10th 2008. Dec 09, 2016 on 30 january 1945, three torpedoes fired from the soviet s submarine sank the mv wilhelm gustloff cruise liner as it was evacuating refugees and soldiers fleeing the approaching red army from gdniya, which was then named gotenhafen and part of german east prussia. The sinking of the wilhelm gustloff true democracy. Polar shift, puttnam, new york, 2005, isbn 9780399152719. They said the tragedy of wilhelm gustloff was a war crime. Watch now for free featured browse more titles movies. Combines historical elements, such as the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff, with fictional elements, such as the books major characters and events.
Dann sind wohl auch diese schauspieler hier uberfordert. Germany 75 years on, little known about the wilhelm gustloff sinking. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Soon after leaving the harbor of danzig, it was hit by three torpedoes from the soviet. A day in movie history dec film the color purple based on novel by alice walker, directed by stephen spielberg starring whoopi goldberg and danny glover premiered in new york. It is a navalgrey ship of hope for anxious throngs of refugees who are lucky enough to make it as far as the docks.
Diving cold baltic waters, the sea hunters become the first to explore the wreck and reveal their findings to the world. The color purple is a 1985 american period drama film directed by steven spielberg, based on the pulitzer prizewinning novel of the same name by alice walker. Westworld casts 12 new characters westworld season 2 cast. Wilhelm gustloff 30 january 1895 4 february 1936 was the founder of the swiss nsdapao the nazi party organisation for german citizens abroad at davos. Nearly 10,000 died aboard the mv wilhelm gustloff and nobody. Movie on wilhelm gustloff encyclopedia titanica message. William pierce whats said to be the most expensive motion picture ever made was released a few weeks ago and has been earning record money at the box office. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Large database of subtitles for movies, tv series and anime at opensubtitles. Beginning in october 1938 the decision to rationalize the concerns industrial activity resulted in the formation of a consortium of sorts where. It was made for television in 2008 and broadcast in this region some months ago. The sinking of the wilhelm gustloff national vanguard.
Its not that such a film couldnt make money i think that a film about east prussia and the wilhelm gustloff could be a real blockbuster its that there must be no. Just off the coast of poland, deep beneath the icy waters of the baltic, lie the torn remains of a german ocean liner. By one estimate, 9,400 people died, which makes it the largest loss of life in a single ship. Apr, 2018 in july of 2017, the leftovers alum herbers joined the cast of westworld season 2 in the role of grace, a seasoned guest in westworld whose latest visit comes at the parks darkest hour. Joseph vilsmaiers twopart tv movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff. Feb 18, 2016 the biggest maritime disaster in history was not titanic but a ship called wilhelm gustloff that sank and killed 9,343 people. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. It is a small screen release and consists of two parts. Wilhelm gustloff disaster party stormed with inquiries the offices of the party and the navy in all parts of the reich were yesterday stormed by anxious persons, who suspect that their relatives were perhaps onboard the wilhelm gustloff, which was torpedoed by a russian submarine on january 30th at 9. Renamed lazarettschiff d and painted in hospital colors, she was prepped with 500 beds. Her first patients were 650 polish soldiers from the invasion of poland. German film loosely based on the sinking, by a soviet submarine, of a nazi trooptransport ship in the baltic sea on january 30th 1945. This page was last edited on february 2019, at 03.
The gustloff, the last voyage of the gustloff, the ship of no return, ship of no return, ship of no return. The sea hunters the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff tv. He is known for providing the german voice overs walera kanischtscheff english films. Born on 24 january 1939 in munich, vilsmaier became an internationally acclaimed film director with his films marlene, the comedian harmonists, brother of sleep schlafes bruder and stalingrad. The gustloff once again finds itself in the role as flagship in gotenhafen. Mv wilhelm gustloff was a german armed military transport ship which was sunk on 30 january 1945 by soviet submarine s in the baltic sea while evacuating german civilian refugees from east prussia, lithuania, latvia, poland and estonia and military personnel from gotenhafen as the red army advanced. Oct 28, 2012 the sinking of wilhelm gustloff with 9400 deads. Kai wiesinger, heiner lauterbach, valerie niehaus u. Joseph vilsmaiers twopart tv movie focuses on the tragic events surrounding the sinking of the wilhelm gustloff, a german passenger ship, at the end of world war ii. Movie on wilhelm gustloff encyclopedia titanica message board. The film starts with life on german east and presents a wide array of characters each facing a dark perspectives flowing from inevitable reich defeat.
Long shrouded in soviet secrecy, the remains of the german refugee ship wilhelm gustloff mark the largest maritime disaster in the history of the world, one that claimed more than 9,000 lives. German film loosely based on the sinking, by a soviet. Dec 27, 2014 gustloff werke weimars rifle production was unique among the german rifle makers in several ways, and in many ways it would be the model for the others to follow by the wars end. I slutningen af anden verdenskrig forliser det tyske passagerskib wilhelm gustloff.
Novel containing lengthy sequences set on the gustloff. On 30 january 1945, captain hellmuth kehding was in charge of the ship, evacuating wounded soldiers and civilians trapped by the red army. Gustloff werke weimar, was a located in weimar germany, the facility was the lead firm of the wilhelm gustloff foundation wilhelm gustloff stiftung, which was a state owned corporation founded upon nationalized jewish property the national socialist seized during its early consolidation phase 19331936. Until 1940 the gustloff remained docked in the gulf of danzig where it served the eastern war front. Gustloff werke weimar rifles the military rifle journal. The last voyage of the wilhelm gustloff is a twopart german mini series. World war ii saw the wilhelm gustloff becoming a hospital ship for the german wehrmacht.1563 1412 1209 679 1271 425 1478 703 72 1453 836 370 303 1436 1445 395 516 1281 613 929 1420 325 1494 284 836 1474 476 930 10 1368 1239 1397 198