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The Tragic Fate of the USS Indianapolis:

The US Navy's Worst Disaster at Sea

Paperback (336 pages), kindle
Four days after delivering the atomic bomb destined for Hiroshima, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk. Of the 1,199 men on board, 883 perished. Of the 800 men who safely abandoned the ship, only a small fraction would survive the ordeal of being left adrift in shark-infested waters for 4 days.

The Tragic Fate of the USS Indianapolis:

On July 29, 1945, four days after delivering the atomic bomb destined for Hiroshima, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese sub I-58. Of the 1,199 men on board, 883 perished.

Culled from previously unavailable files, this is the chilling story of how the US Navy left the crew in shark-infested waters for four days, and why only a fraction of the 800 men who safely abandoned the ship survived the ordeal. This is the true story of the massive thirty-year cover-up that followed.

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