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Ordeal by sea

Thomas Helm

Ordeal by sea

the tragedy of the U. S. S. Indianapolis.

by Thomas Helm

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indianapolis (Cruiser),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.I5 H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5882871M
    LC Control Number63014375
    OCLC/WorldCa1349965

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Ordeal by Sea does not feature great writing -- the character portrayals are weak, the suspense is almost non-existent, the narrative rambles. What this book does have in its favor is that it was written twenty years after the sinking of the Indianapolis, while the event was still relatively sharp in the public's mind, and in the survivors /5(14).

Ordeal by Sea is the true story of the USS Indianapolis. This ship was sunk by the Japanese only days after delivering the 2 atomic bombs to Tinian Island.

The mission was so secret that news of the sinking took many days to reach the rescue teams. Thomas Helm tells the terrible tale of how over men were taken by sharks as they waited for help/5. Ordeal by Sea, first published inis the moving account of the World War Two-era cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis and her crew.

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When rescue arrived five days later, only 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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