Captain Clark Gable - in his war time capacity as captain of gunnery at an American Bomber station ‘somewhere in Britain’. Gable’s main role is to instruct new recruits, but has also made a training film that involved a bombing mission over Antwerp.
Submarine interior. Engine Room - one of two. Diesels shown are either of German design or General Motors. The German engines were not reliable, so the navy started switching to Fairbanks Morse diesels.
November 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS sinks Japanese carrier Shinano on her maiden voyage 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano is the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarine during World War II.
You can almost feel those diesels underfoot. The Gato-class submarine USS Barb departs Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, on 8 June 1945 for her and next-to-last war patrol. Barb was awarded 8 Battle Stars for her WWII service.