USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage



I will not be defined by what I face, but by how I face it.


As a commander in the Imperial Japanese Navy, it was my duty to kill you. But as a man, I have regrets.

I had a good idea of what we were carrying. I, too, did my duty. But as a man, I find no honour in it.

We have learned to forgive each other as former adversaries. Perhaps one day, we can forgive ourselves as men.