Abandon ship!: The death of the U.S. Indianapolis
Originally published in 1958, "Abandon Ship!" was the first book to describe how the survivors of the "U.S.S. Indianapolis" sinking watched their shipmates fall prey to shark attacks, dehydration and death, and the first to question why the captain, Charles McVay, was court martialed.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vguy - LibraryThing
Harrowing enough story of disaster and subsequent scapegoating of the innocent and cover-up by a rule-bound hierarchy, (USNavy). Most fascinating is the postscript where a schoolboy hears a bit of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - foof2you - LibraryThing
Great story of the USS Indianapolis and the tragic story of survival and determination. Read full review