Sometimes Wonderful Just Comes Too Late

USS Indianapolis

Notifying the survivors of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) that their ship had been found In August 2017 I had the bittersweet task of notifying survivors of World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) that their ship had been discovered. After years of anticipation, I expected an exuberant reaction. This article describes […]

The Exoneration of Captain McVay

McVay

Captain Toti’s role in the exoneration of Captain Charles B. McVay III, Commanding Officer of USS Indianapolis (CA-35) The events which led to the 1945 sinking of USS Indianapolis (CA-35) have been well covered. The story is so remarkable, entwined with so many iconic events, that it evokes Greek tragedy rather than western history: Struck […]