U.S.S. Indianapolis

U.S.S. Indianapolis

More than 800 American men died in the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, one of the worst naval disasters of World War II. Survivors spent four days and five nights adrift in the Pacific, fighting off shark attacks. Today many survivors...

More than 800 American men died in the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, one of the worst naval disasters of World War II. Survivors spent four days and five nights adrift in the Pacific, fighting off shark attacks. Today many survivors believe the captain of that ship was wrongly court-martialed, and are trying to persuade Congress to make an official acknowledgment. A panel talks about what really happened to the U.S.S. Indianapolis.

Guests

Dan Kurzman

Author

Mike Monroney

honorary member of the U.S.S. Indianapolis Survivors Organization

Harlan Twible

survivor of the U.S.S. Indianapolis

Charles McVay IV

son of Captain Charles Butler McVay III

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