Seventy-six years ago today, Nov. 13, 2018, Waterloo's five Sullivan brothers -- George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert -- died aboard the USS Juneau on Nov. 13, 1942, when the ship was torpedoed and sunk off Guadalcanal during World War II. It remains the greatest combat-related loss of life by a single family at one time in American military history. All but 13 of the nearly 700 Juneau crew members perished.

This gallery of historic photos, declassified Navy documents and archived Courier stories and front pages honors the sacrifice of the five Sullivan brothers and their family.

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