In Which We ServeIn Which We Serve is a 1942 war film which tells the story of the British destroyer HMS Torrin, as told in flashbacks by the survivors as they cling to a life raft. The story is loosely based on the exploits of Lord Mountbatten, who commanded a destroyer flotilla amd was sunk during the Battle of Crete.
The characters reflect British society of the time, deeply divided by class or by sex. Nevertheless, each man and woman is dedicated to doing what they must to make it through the war. The one exception is a sailor who runs away from his gun during a battle; he is haunted by his cowardice.