Diary July 29, 1945

heavy US cruiser Indianapolis
The heavy US cruiser Indianapolis (CA-35). 883 crew members of the ship are drowned or been killed by sharks.
Diary for Sunday, July 29, 1945:

Sea War

Pacific: Cruiser Indianapolis, sailing unescorted after delivering atomic bomb components to Tinian island, is sunk by Japanese submarine I-58. Ship not missed for several days and only 316 out of 1,196 are rescued by August 8.
US battleships and King George V bombard Hamamatsu, south of Tokyo.

Home Fronts

Britain: 8th Army disbanded.

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