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morris crumley
Lawrenceville, GA, USA
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E-9 Sergeant Major
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USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/19/2017 7:01:40 PM
Just saw the tweet from the research team assembled by Paul Allen:

We`ve located the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea at 5500m below the sea.

Respects, Morris
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"You are a $70, red-wool, pure quill military genius, or the biggest damn fool in northern Mexico."

OpanaPointer
St. Louis, MO, USA
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E-7 Sgt First Class
Posts: 465

Re: USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/19/2017 10:40:01 PM
And news sources are calling her a battleship.

morris crumley
Lawrenceville, GA, USA
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E-9 Sergeant Major
Posts: 1186

Re: USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/20/2017 7:35:05 AM
Well, to what pathetically passes as news sources today...maybe in their PC bubble "heavy cruiser" is too much like "fat shaming."

Respects, Morris
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"You are a $70, red-wool, pure quill military genius, or the biggest damn fool in northern Mexico."

OpanaPointer
St. Louis, MO, USA
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E-7 Sgt First Class
Posts: 465

Re: USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/20/2017 8:27:38 AM
Or we can drop the politicization and just call them ignorant.

richto90
Bremerton, WA, USA
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E-6 Staff Sergeant
Posts: 394

Re: USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/20/2017 11:56:52 AM

Quote:
Or we can drop the politicization and just call them ignorant.
--OpanaPointer


:)

BWilson

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Posts: 3296

Re: USS Indianapolis
Posted on: 8/20/2017 12:28:18 PM

Quote:
And news sources are calling her a battleship.
--OpanaPointer


 Just wait until they start describing them as 'tanks'. That condition has already been reached for any military land vehicle.

Cheers

BW
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With occasional, fatigued glances at life's rear-view mirror from the other side of time.

Society's righteous paranoia lows profoundly. -- random wisdom of a computer

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