This Day in History - Sharks: The U.S.S. Indianapolis

Continuing our special lead-up to Shark Week, today we look at what is still the single worst tragedy in U.S. naval history, the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis by a Japanese torpedo in 1945. The men who survived the initial sinking of the ship were left defenseless against shark attacks in the ocean.

We look at the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis by a Japanese torpedo in 1945.