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All the Drowned Sailors
On July 30, 1945, four days after the USS Indianapolis delivered the first operational atomic bomb to the island of Tinian (and exactly a week before that bomb would be dropped on Hiroshima), the unescorted heavy cruiser was torpedoed on its way to the Philippines by a Japanese submarine. The Navy never noticed that the ship did not reach its destination; 300 sailors went down with the ship, and 900 others floundered in the water for four days -- starvin...
A difficult book to read, with accounts of difficulties US and ROKs had in the NK and Chinese POW camps, and with their own governments which turned their back on them upon release and return....
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Raymond B. Lech Message Board 11/5/2005 6:08:44 PM
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