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VF-17_BOOM
07-29-2007, 07:07 AM
For those of you who get the Discovery Channel tonight is the start of Shark Week.

Tonights show will deal with the worst Naval disaster in U.S.history,The torpedoing and sinking of The heavy cruiser The U.S.S.Indianapolis and her 1200 men.

If the show stcks to actual events this is a incredible tale of survival and human spirit in the middle of the Philippine sea in July 1945.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v27/badaboom/300px-USS_Indianapolis-at_Pearl_Har.jpg
She was actually sunk on July 30 1945. If any of you are interested in this subject I suggest you tune in,also a fantastic book on the incident is"In Harms Way"by author Doug Stanton.

VF-17_BOOM
07-29-2007, 07:07 AM
For those of you who get the Discovery Channel tonight is the start of Shark Week.

Tonights show will deal with the worst Naval disaster in U.S.history,The torpedoing and sinking of The heavy cruiser The U.S.S.Indianapolis and her 1200 men.

If the show stcks to actual events this is a incredible tale of survival and human spirit in the middle of the Philippine sea in July 1945.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v27/badaboom/300px-USS_Indianapolis-at_Pearl_Har.jpg
She was actually sunk on July 30 1945. If any of you are interested in this subject I suggest you tune in,also a fantastic book on the incident is"In Harms Way"by author Doug Stanton.