Edgar Harrell: USS Indianapolis

Edgar Harrell was assigned to the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) as part of the Marine guard detachment aboard the ship.

Edgar Harrell was assigned to the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) as part of the Marine guard detachment aboard the ship. One of his earliest duties was to guard the top secret crates aboard the ship carrying what he would discover later to be the parts for detonating the uranium bomb, “Little Boy” over Hiroshima.