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Jul 29, 1945 - Jul 30, 1945

The USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship had just delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. Of the 1,196 onboard, 883 men were killed in the attack.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-06-11

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