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Slain Soldier Floating in Water - SF9170 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Original caption:Still wearing his helmet, the body of a Jap soldier floats in the water at Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, after participating in a futile counter-attack against U.S. Army positions on July 6th and 7th. 1944.
Survivors of USS Indianapolis: At 12:14 a.m. July 30, 1945, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by Japanese submarine in Philippine Sea; sank in 12 minutes. Of 1,196 men on board, approximately 300 went down w/ ship. Remainder, apx 900 men, were left floating in shark-infested waters w/ no lifeboats no food or water. By time survivors were spotted by accident four days later only 316 men were still alive. ~ wikipedia ~Via Have Moxie On Me