PG-13 | | Action, War
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
The trailer for the movie showed a shot where the German Captain reveals that he can speak English. This scene does not appear in the movie.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler:
Tank, you alive back there?
Seaman Charles 'Tank' Clemens: Yes, sir.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: Good. Port ahead two-thirds.
Seaman Charles 'Tank' Clemens: Port ahead two-thirds. Aye, sir.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: Tank... can you fix the stern tube?
Seaman Charles 'Tank' Clemens: I don't know, Mr. Tyler.
Lieutenant Andrew Tyler: I don't want an "I don't know." Can you fix the torpedo tube? Yes... or no?
Seaman Charles 'Tank' Clemens: Yes, sir. I ...
The Captain explains the reason Tyler wasn't promoted was because he is too close to the crew and wouldn't be able to give them an order that would result in their deaths. The navy always assigned promoted XO's to new boats anyway precisely because of this problem.
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