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Ordeal by Sea

The Tragedy of the U.S.S Indianapolis

By Helm, Thomas
2001, Signet
ISBN 0451204476
Mass Market Paperback

Descripton: July 30, 1945: The heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis was sunk by a torpedo. 1,196 men went into the water. When rescue arrived five days later, only 317 remained. What happened during those five terrible days? Full of harrowing personal accounts from survivors, and written by a veteran who served aboard the cruiser before the attack, Ordeal by Sea chronicles the stark human drama and sensational aftermath of one of the worst disasters in naval history.

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Allied Warship Commanders. McVay, III
Allied Warships. USS Indianapolis

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