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Abandon ship! : [the saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's greatest sea disaster]

Author: Richard F Newcomb; Peter Maas; Richard M Davidson
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2001, [1958]
Series: Nonfiction on cassette.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the perils faced by 900 shipwrecked survivors of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine near the end of World War II. A naval correspondent details the appalling errors by the U.S. Navy that allowed the ship's disappearance to go unnoticed for days, and chronicles the effort to exonerate the ship's captain, who was unjustly court-martialed and eventually committed suicide.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Newcomb; Peter Maas; Richard M Davidson
ISBN: 0788788507 9780788788505
OCLC Number: 48668390
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
In container (23 cm.).
Performer(s): Narrated by Richard M. Davidson.
Description: 8 audiocassettes (10 hr., 30 min.) : analog.
Series Title: Nonfiction on cassette.
Responsibility: by Richard F. Newcomb ; [with an introduction and afterword by Peter Maas].

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Describes the perils faced by 900 shipwrecked survivors of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, after it was sunk by a Japanese submarine near the end of World War II. A naval correspondent details the appalling errors by the U.S. Navy that allowed the ship's disappearance to go unnoticed for days, and chronicles the effort to exonerate the ship's captain, who was unjustly court-martialed and eventually committed suicide.

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