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In harm's way : the sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the extraordinary story of its survivors / Doug Stanton

by Stanton, Doug.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : H. Holt, 2001Edition: 1st ed.Description: 333 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0805066322; 9780805066326.Subject(s): Indianapolis (Cruiser) | World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American | Shipwrecks -- Pacific OceanDDC classification: 940.54/5973 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text
Contents:
Prologue: Sailor on a Chain -- Sailing To War -- All Aboard -- Good-bye, Golden Gate -- The First Domino -- Sunk -- The Burning Sea -- Abandon Ship -- Hope Afloat -- Shark Attack -- Genocide -- Rescue -- Dead Drift -- Final Hours -- Aftermath -- Back in the World
Summary: Chronicles the worst disaster in U.S. naval history, describing heroism in the face of persistent shark attacks and hypothermia after the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis in the South Pacific in the final days of World War II
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Prologue: Sailor on a Chain -- Sailing To War -- All Aboard -- Good-bye, Golden Gate -- The First Domino -- Sunk -- The Burning Sea -- Abandon Ship -- Hope Afloat -- Shark Attack -- Genocide -- Rescue -- Dead Drift -- Final Hours -- Aftermath -- Back in the World

Chronicles the worst disaster in U.S. naval history, describing heroism in the face of persistent shark attacks and hypothermia after the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis in the South Pacific in the final days of World War II

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