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A survivor of sinking disaster to attend isle film event

William Cole
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERITSER.COM

John Woolston, 93, a survivor of the USS Indianapolis, which was torpedoed and sunk on July 30, 1945, holds the front page of the Aug. 15, 1945, Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph disclosing the disaster. The USS Indianapolis had delivered components for the nuclear bomb “Little Boy” before it was struck. Only 316 or 317 crew survived out of 1,196.