NEW ORLEANS — A screening and discussion of a documentary film centered on the loss of a U.S. submarine during World War II is planned Feb. 20 at the National World War II Museum.
The film, "Rediscovering the R-12 Submarine," and program will be from 6-7:30 p.m. in the museum's Solomon Victory Theater.
Filmmakers/explorers Tim Taylor and Christine Dennison will discuss their discovery of the wreck of the USS R-12 in the Atlantic.
The World War I-era submarine was on a training mission when it sank in June 1943.
Taylor and the crew of the RV Tiburon found the wreck in 2010.
Reservations to attend the session are required and can be made by calling 504-528-1944, Ext. 229.