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In Harm's Way

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors

In Harm's Way( )
Author: Stanton, Doug
ISBN:978-0-553-81360-9
Publication Date:Jun 2002
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Bantam Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

The USS Indianapolis was the last ship sunk during the Second World War. Savaged by a salvo of torpedoes from a Japanese submarine the warship, one of the fastest in the US Navy, sank in a matter of minutes. One thousand two hundred men went into the water, only three hundred and twenty one were to survive. This is their story.On 30 July 1945 the Indianapolis was returning from the small island of Tinian having delivered the components of the atom bomb 'baby boy' which was to decimate...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.3 x 10.9 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.223 Kilograms
Author Biography
Stanton, Doug (Author)
A former contributing editor at Esquire & Outside, Doug Stanton is now a contributing editor at Men's Journal. He received an MFA from The Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. He lives in Traverse City, Michigan.

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