On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis, with a crew of 900, was sunk by a Japanese torpedo.
Out of the Depths
On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese torpedo. Hear from survivor, Ed Harrell.
Ducks on the Pond: Rescued at Last
Survival in the South Pacific
Like many young men in the 1940’s, Ed Harrell proudly joined the Marines to fight for his country.
Mercy at Sea
When Ed Harrell heard the orders to abandon ship he had no idea what the next few days had in store for him–dehydration, shark attacks, oil burns, hunger.
The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
Imagine yourself floating in the ocean, with your friends dying all around you.