The Growler Story is a Department of Defense film from 1958. This story highlights one of the most famous individual acts of heroism during WWII. When fatally wounded Commander Gilmore, from the bridge of the USS Growler, gave the final command to "take er down" which is now one of the most famous of Naval Commands for Submarine Commanders. Gilmore became one of the seven World War II submariners to earn the Medal of Honor.
This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com