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USS Indianapolis: The Legacy

HD   NR Closed Captioning

Sara Vladic

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About the Movie

Experience this groundbreaking film, the story of the greatest sea disaster in U.S. Navy History, told for the first time by only the men who lived it.In the most top secret Navy mission of World War II, the crew of the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis delivers components of the atomic bomb to Tinian island. Four days later, two Japanese torpedoes sink the ship in the Challenger Deep, triggering an epic tale of survival. For five days, the 880 men who make it into the water battle searing sun, thirst, hundreds of sharks—and ultimately each other. Just 317 survive—only to band together again in a fifty-year fight to clear their captain's name. Set to a soaring original score, this incredible story unfolds with rare WWII footage, previously unpublished photographs, and new footage from one of the last WWII-era heavy cruisers still afloat. USS Indianapolis: The Legacy shows us that through courage and faith, ordinary men can survive the crucible of nature, and emerge extraordinary heroes.

Customer Reviews

Simply Incredible.

I was lucky enough to see this movie before it was released, and I just can't say thank you enough to Sara for ensuring these men had their stories told the right way.

USS Indianapolis: The Legacy

A thoughtful and moving account of an event in history that underscores the importantce of NEVER GIVING UP. These men shall forever be known and have proven to be of the Greatest Generation.

A must see!

This documentary is outstanding. The amount of research, passion, and heart that went into this film is apparent from beginning to end and the interviews with the survivors are heart wrenching. Definitely put on your must watch list, you won't regret it!

USS Indianapolis: The Legacy
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2016

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