Mission of the Shark (1991)

Genres - Drama, Historical Film, War  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, War Drama  |   Release Date - Jul 22, 1991 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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When a top secret naval mission leads to the torpedoing of the U.S.S. Indianapolis at the end of WWII, it began one of the most scandalous court-martials in the history of the military. For five days the surviving crew members were left in the shark-infested waters, with only half of them surviving to be rescued. Their well-respected Captain accepted the responsibility to keep the scandal to a minimum but his court-martial only served to show that justice is not always found in military proceedings but rather mere expediency.

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captain [ship], courtmartial, military, Navy, shark, torpedo