USS Indianapolis sinking article


The USS Indianapolis was sunk shortly before the end of WW2 on July 30th 1945 by a Japanese submarine. Of a crew of 1269, just 317 survived. Came across a BBC interview with Loel Dean Cox, a survivor of the torpedo attack and tragic events that followed.

“When USS Indianapolis was hit by Japanese torpedoes in the final weeks of WWII, hundreds of crewmen jumped into the water to escape the burning ship. Surrounded by sharks, they waited for a response to their SOS. But no one had been sent to look for them.” You can read the full article here

~ by m1pencil on November 14, 2013.

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