The five Sullivan brothers, serving together, were killed in World War II. Their ship was just found.

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A team funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen recently discovered the wreckage of the USS Juneau 2.6 miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, near the Solomon Islands.

For years, Allen’s team has been combing the Pacific for ships that sank decades ago.

The team has used advanced technology such as side-scan sonar and submersible drones to locate several ships, including the USS Indianapolis and the USS Ward.

But finding the final resting place of the USS Juneau connected their endeavor with a part of U.S. history that still reverberates today in both memory and policy.

Read entire article at The Washington Post

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