skipper3362 ® 04-Nov-2018 19:24

Fatal Voyage : The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

Year: 2016
Author: Dan Kurzman
Performer: Mark Bramhall
Publisher: Random House Audio
Type: audiobook
Audio codec: MP3
Audio bitrate: 64
Description: Shortly after midnight on july 30 , 1945 , the navy cruiseer USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Philippine Sea.
The ship had just left the island of Tinian , delivering components of the atomic bomb destined for Hiroshima.
As the torpedoes hit , the Indianaoplis erupted into a fiery coffin, sinking in less then 15 minutens and leaving 900 crewmen fighting for life in shark infested waters.
They expected a swift , routine rescue , unaware that the navy high command didn't even realize that the Indianapolis was missing.
Help would not strive for another five days .
drawn from definitive intervieuws with key figures, Fatal Voyage recounts the horrific events endured as the number of water treading survivors dwindeld to just 316.
Ech gruesome day bought more madness and slow death from explosion related injuries , dehydration , and , most terrifying of all , shark attacks.
But the pain did not end when the men finally returned home : The Indinanapolis's commander , Capitain Charles B . Mcvay II , was court martialed for causing the clearly unavoidable disaster.
With a new afterword chronicling the 55 year campaign by Indianapolis survivors and their supporters to win public vindication for Capitain McVay , this classic is restored, along with memories of the Indianapolis crew.

Dan Kurzman - Fatal Voyage The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis


Similar releases

Fatal Voyage: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis - Dan Curzman [2008, EPUB]
Indianapolis - Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic [John Bedford Lloyd, 2018]
I harm's way : The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of its…
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year…
In harm's way - the sinking of the USS Indianapolis - Doug Stanton [2001, PDF]
Unspeakable Horror - The Deadliest Shark Attacks in Maritime History - Healy J.B. [2017, EPUB]
The Gun Club: U.S.S. Duncan at Cape Esperance - Robert Fowler [Robert Fowler, 2017]
The ship that wouldn't die: The Saga of the USS Neosho - Don Keith [Arthur Morey, 2015]
Abandon Ship The True World War II Story About the Sinking of the Laconia (True Survival) - Michael…
Not a Gentleman's Work: The Untold Story of a Gruesome Murder at Sea and the Long Road to…
  • Reply

The time now is: Today 02:14

All times are GMT + 3 Hours