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A glimpse of hell : the explosion on the USS Iowa and its cover-up

Author: Charles C Thompson
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A journalist's account of a 1989 gun-turret explosion aboard the battleship, USS Iowa, which killed 47 sailors. The book describes the Navy's coverup-- instead of admitting lax safety, it blamed the explosion on a quarrel of homosexuals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles C Thompson
ISBN: 0393047148 9780393047141
OCLC Number: 39890431
Description: 430 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Charles C. Thompson II.

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A harrowing account of a disaster at sea--the explosion of the U.S.S. "Iowa" and its coverup--that still reverberates through the ranks of the U.S. Navy. of photos.  Read more...

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