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Death of dear friend of USS Indianapolis


The USS Indianapolis Family lost a dear friend, Keith Smith.

Keith volunteered for five years with the USS Indianapolis Memorial Monument Commission dedicating his time to helping the Survivors dream of building a Memorial to their lost shipmates come true there in Indianapolis.

After the Memorial was built, Keith continued as an Archivist and Correspondent for the group. He was a wealth of information and one that I called upon often with questions about the story!  


Because of his 21-book study of the circumstances surrounding the sinking and rescue of the USS Indianapolis CA-35, Keith was a part the research that gained the Captains exoneration from a court martial of the sinking ship.

No doubt there was quite a welcome from the Crew at the Pearly Gates as Keith walked in!

Keith's obituary:  https://www.bussellfamilyfunerals.com/hmm/notices/Keith-Smith



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