USS Indianapolis survivors receive Congressional Gold Medal

Military News

On July 30, 1945, just days after delivering the atomic bomb “Little Boy” to the island of Tinian, the cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), steaming alone en route from Guam and heading to Okinawa, was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Nearly 900 of its 1,195-strong crew died.  Now, the eight surviving crewmembers were honored by Congress. […]

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