Sir Francis Drake and the Brittish fleet are at sea. CBS reporters interview him to discuss the tactics in making contact with the Spanish Armada that threatens London. Meanwhile in London, a condition of blackout is in affect as the people await the expected attacks.
To get a feel of the pulse of the nation, interviews are given to prove the worth of the ships of the fleet, reporters interview a London ship builder who describes his trade. A typical mom tells of her sacrifice of her sons to the war effort. A sailor describes a little about his desire to be on the waves, and what it’s like onboard ship, and in battle.
The queen herself gives a speech on the anticipated invasion, encouraging the people to bravely endure, and fight if the need arises. Back at sea, a dramatic description of the fleet ensues. The Brittish have found the Armada, and they clash. Don’t miss the exciting, blow by blow account of the naval battle.