E027 - History Lesson: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
In this episode Rich and I tell you the story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the worst at-sea disaster in U.S. Naval history.
What Are you Drinking
Justin: Modelo Negra
What Did You Do This Week
Rich: BJJ, headed out to Wyoming for a coyote hunt
Justin: Got his ass kicked at work, but…got to entertain a good friend
Poem Rich Mentioned in the Show: Ithaka by C.P. Cavafy
The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
The source material for this episode is In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Tale of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton. We will not attempt to recreate the episode here in the notes, but rather encourage you to read the book for yourself.
Book of the Week
This week’s Book of The Week is on the lighter side.