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60 Years Later: A Small Town Discovers a Hero in Their Midst
by Tom Balunis
60 Years Later is the remarkable story of William Van Wilpe. On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis and her crew of 1,197 are attacked by a Japanese submarine, just days removed from delivering the components of the atomic bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima. The damage inflicted by the Japanese torpedoes is so catastrophic; the Indianapolis sinks in just twelve minutes. The r ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published October 31st 2008 by Outskirts Press
(first published 2008)
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