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?
“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 →
“Undeterred by death threats, Yamamoto continued to defy the regime. It was only his popularity with the navy and the admiration of the emperor that likely saved him.” IT WAS JUST before 3 a.m. on Hashira Island, Japan when a…Read more →
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