Deep beneath the peaceful surface of the Baltic Sea lies a ticking time bomb – World War II wrecks. These wrecks are an ecological time bomb because sooner or later, their fuel could contaminate the beaches. However, the danger is less visible than that of a dramatic oil spill, so many people turn a blind eye. This documentary takes a closer look into how the wrecks of World War II ships have become a threat to the sea’s surroundings, and how former Polish Navy commander Benedykt Hac is tackling the problem.
The dangers of the World War II wrecks beneath the Baltic Sea are ever-growing. Fuel leakages that could contaminate the beaches are silently building up, with many people in Poland refusing to acknowledge the problem as the risks remain less visible. This moving documentary takes us on a journey to discover how the wrecks of World War II ships threaten the environment, how former Polish Navy commander Benedykt Hac is fighting the battle, and why countless people refuse to confront the danger until it’s too late.