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In Harm's Way

The Sinking of the U. S. S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors

In Harm's Way( )
Author: Stanton, Doug
ISBN:978-0-8050-6632-6
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

A harrowing, adrenaline-charged account of America's worst naval disaster - and of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survived. On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a Japanese submarine. An estimated 300 men were killed upon impact; close to 900 sailors were cast into the Pacific Ocean, where they remained undetected by the navy for nearly four days and nights. Battered by a savage sea, they struggled to stay alive,...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Naval
History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.8 x 1.23 Inches
Book Weight:1.475 Pounds
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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