USS Indianapolis Survivors Recount Sinking, Rescue
Fifteen of the 38 remaining survivors of the USS Indianapolis gathered in Indiana’s capital recently in what could be their final reunion.
"We’re more like brothers; we’re closer than a lot of brothers. We always look forward to the reunions," said Loel Dede "L.D." Cox of Comanche, Texas.
The reunions generate attention to the World War II tragedy and help the survivors continue to heal. Even today, more than 68 years after their rescue, nightmares are common.
"Coming to these reunions, I get to see the... more