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On this date, 30 July 1945, a Japanese
submarine torpedoed and sank the
USS INDIANAPOLIS, in the shark infested waters of the South Pacific., enroute from Guam to Leyte.
Only 316 men of 1,199 aboard, survived. Their
rescue was not until 5 Aug 45.
God bless them all, and their survivors.
Louie Franklin Turner.