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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Discussion in 'The Movies' started by Rich, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    Michael Dickerson is listed in the credits as Naval Consultant.
     
  2. Rich

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    But did you see the 5" gun mount firing at the beginning of the movie?

    In retrospect, I'll agree the movie wasn't very good. Might be Cage's worst movie. I look forward to Hacksaw Ridge.

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    A Google search of "michael dickerson" yields a pro basketball player. Is that him?

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  4. trh

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    The 5" gun in the movie wasn't the type on the Indianapolis. And while the aerial view of the ship made it look like the 5" gun had a fairly rapid rate of fire, the air bursts of the rounds near the Japanese planes looked pretty consistent with a 5" AA gun.
     

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