WATCHING THE WORLD THE SECRET OF DUKE'S WOOD

With Roger Vielvoye from London In the dark days of February 1943 a group of 40 American drillers, mostly from Oklahoma, arrived in the Midlands of England on a secret mission. Britain was under siege, and the success of the German submarine campaign was threatening the British war machine's lifeline: oil from the Middle East and Venezuela. The drilling team and four rigs imported from the U.S. made a major contribution to the war effort by boosting production from Duke's Wood oil field

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