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Zamzam : a missionary odyssey

Author: Tim FrakesBarry SchechterDavid E SchermanEvangelical Lutheran Church in America.Vision Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ; Worcester, PA : Vision Video, [2004?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eyewitness accounts of a true story from the time of World War II about an old Egyptian passenger liner carrying missionaries bound for mission work in Africa. The Nazi warship Tamesis mistakenly identified it as an enemy ship and shelled and sunk it off the coast of South Africa. All of the passengers abandoned ship, and all the missionaries were rescued. Filmed by two photographers: missionary V. Eugene Johnson  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: V Eugene Johnson; David E Scherman; V Eugene Johnson; David E Scherman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Frakes; Barry Schechter; David E Scherman; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.; Vision Video (Firm); Mosaic Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 1563647788 9781563647789
OCLC Number: 56106055
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Coordinating producers: John Peterson, Susan Grady ; written & directed by Tim Frakes ; Original music: Scott Silberstien ; Photographs provided by David Scherman.
Performer(s): Narrator: Barry Schechter.
Description: 1 videodisc : black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Incredible story of the Zamzam, a missionary odyssey
Responsibility: [presented by] Mosaic.

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Eyewitness accounts of a true story from the time of World War II about an old Egyptian passenger liner carrying missionaries bound for mission work in Africa. The Nazi warship Tamesis mistakenly identified it as an enemy ship and shelled and sunk it off the coast of South Africa. All of the passengers abandoned ship, and all the missionaries were rescued. Filmed by two photographers: missionary V. Eugene Johnson and Life Magazine photographer David Scherman.

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