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U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35)

St. John, Philip A.

U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35)

by St. John, Philip A.

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Published by Turner Publishing Co. in Paducah, KY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indianapolis (Cruiser) -- History.,
  • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesUSS Indianapolis (CA-35)
    Statement[Philip A. St. John].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.I54 S78 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL704390M
    ISBN 101563113961
    LC Control Number97060769
    OCLC/WorldCa38140505

    Originally published in , Abandon Ship!, was the first book to describe, in vivid detail, the unspeakable ordeal the survivors of the Indianapolis endured. On J , four days after delivering the atomic bomb destined for Hiroshima, the U.S.S. Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk. of the 1, men on board, perished. Culled from previously unavailable files, this is the chilling story of how the U. S. Navy left the crew in shark-infested waters for four days, and why only a fraction of.

    Get this from a library! U.S.S. Indianapolis. [Lewis L Haynes] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist.   The USS Indianapolis, at Pearl Harbor in , won 10 battle stars during World War II and delivered components of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.

    U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA) by Philip A. St John (, Book, Illustrated) by Philip A. St John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific The cruiser Indianapolis off Mare Island, Calif., on J , weeks before it was sunk by a Japanese torpedo.


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