'Eleven hundred men went into the water. 316 men come out, the sharks took the rest...'
The USS Indianapolis sank on July 30, 1945, just 12 minutes after being hit with torpedoes fired by a Japanese submarine
Only 317 of the USS Indianapolis's 1,196 sailors survived after five days afloat in the Pacific. Some died from dehydration; others were killed by sharks. It was the biggest loss...
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