Sullivan brothers on USS Juneau (Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison and George Sullivan (from left to right)) pictured on the 14 February All served on the USS Juneau. None survived the battle of Guadalcanal Nov. See the movie. "The Fighting Sullivans.
Five Sullivan brothers died in WW II. No other family in American history has suffered a wartime loss like that of Waterloo's Sullivan family. The Sullivans gave up their five sons in a World War II tragedy that has never been forgotten.
The Sullivan brothers' mother. The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who were all killed in action during or shortly after the sinking of the light cruiser USS Juneau the vessel on which they all served, around November in World War II.
THEY ARE STILL REMEMBERED. The five Sullivan brothers were killed in action when the Japanese sunk the U. Juneau at Guadalcanal - Warner Bros. released a dramatized tribute film, "The Fighting Sullivans" in From the U.
The first USS Juneau was a United States Navy Atlanta-class light cruiser sunk at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in November In total 687 men, including the five Sullivan brothers, were killed in action as a result of its sinking.
The Sole Survivor Policy describes a set of regulations in the US military that are designed to protect members of a family from the draft or combat duty if they have already lost family members in military service. The original law was enacted in