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Finding the USS Indianapolis 72 years later

In 1945, the USS Indianapolis was struck by a Japanese torpedo in the Pacific Ocean and sank within 12 minutes. Thought to be lost to history, the ship was found last week during an expedition led by billionaire Paul Allen. In this week's Sunday Closer, NBC's Harry Smith reflects on the sacrifices that are made by those who serve in the military.
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In 1945, the USS Indianapolis was struck by a Japanese torpedo in the Pacific Ocean and sank within 12 minutes. Thought to be lost to history, the ship was found last week during an expedition led by billionaire Paul Allen. In this week’s Sunday Closer, NBC’s Harry Smith reflects on the sacrifices that are made by those who serve in the military.