The Death of Ernie Pyle

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Bring the Bell Up?

USS Indianapolis Found

Due to the recent discovery of USS Indianapolis resting 18,000 feet at the bottom of the Philippine Sea by billionaire Paul Allen, some people have already called for one particular object to be raised from the depths.

Recent photos released by the submersible visiting Indy’s watery grave show one particularly interesting photograph of a ship’s bell. But it is not THE ship’s bell, which has been on display at the Indiana World War Memorial in Indianapolis.

Should they still bring the bell up?

USS Indianapolis ship’s bell

“I Looked Him Right In The Eyes” – Sailor Recalls Harrowing Close Call with a Kamikaze — MilitaryHistoryNow.com

“I looked at him. He looked at me.” MORE THAN 4,000 Japanese aviators volunteered to be Kamikaze during the Second World War. Pilots in these so-called “Special Attack Forces” agreed to fly their explosive-laden planes straight into Allied warships, killing themselves,…Read more →

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