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Navy Q&A yields insight into discovery of USS Indianapolis

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The USS Indianapolis sunk swiftly 72 years ago in the closing days of World War II, disappearing beneath the ocean in a mere 12 minutes. With the ship went all of its records, making it difficult to find the wreckage over the decades, said Dr. Richard Hulver, Naval History […]

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This week marked the 70th anniversary of the attack on USS Indianapolis

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— This week marked 70 years since a Japanese vessel torpedoed the USS Indianapolis during the last days of World War II, killing hundreds. “Bad things happen to good people, it was a matter of just bad luck,” said the Director of Manuscript and Visual Collections at Indiana Historical Society, Paul […]