All the drowned sailors

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Stein and Day, Nov 1, 1982 - History - 309 pages
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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

Not as well told as Richard Newcomb's Abandon Ship!, but the access to more documents adds details to an already grim story. A 'perfect storm' of things which went wrong contributed to the deaths of ... Read full review

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User Review  - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing

Depressing study of the death by stupidity (failed to zig-zag in sub-laden waters) of the USS Indianapolis in July 1945. Most of the crew was killed by sharks. Bummer! Richard Shaw's character in JAWS was a survivor of this disaster. Read full review

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Mission
1
Sailing
21
In the Water the First
51
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