Are there any movies about the USS Indianapolis?
Moreover, how true is USS Indianapolis?
Nicolas Cage stars in this film depicting the true story of the World War II naval disaster that claimed hundreds of lives. Considering its enormous dramatic potential, it is amazing that the real-life story of the USS Indianapolis hasn't been turned into a feature film before now.
Also Know, is the movie USS Indianapolis on Netflix? "USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage" is not a good movie. After a blink-and-you'll-miss-it limited release in theaters, the movie is now available on Netflix.
Considering this, how many sailors were eaten by sharks on the USS Indianapolis?
Subjected to dehydration, heat, delirium from drinking salt water, and shark attacks, only 316 would make it out of the water alive. An estimated few dozen to 150 sailors were killed by sharks, making it the deadliest shark attack in history. Here's the story of the Indianapolis.
Did the USS Indianapolis carry the atomic bomb?
Secret mission Indianapolis departed San Francisco's Hunters Point Naval Shipyard with its valuable cargo on 16 July 1945, within hours of the Trinity test. Arriving at Pearl Harbor on 19 July, she raced on unaccompanied, delivering the atomic bomb components to Tinian on 26 July.