by Lynn Vincent, Sara Vladic
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “GRIPPING…THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.” —USA TODAY * “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —Christian Science Monitor * “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * “A MUST-READ.” —Booklist (starred review) A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2019-05-21 | ISBN-13: 9781501135958

Alfred Lansing
The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling ...
Number of pages: 357 | Publication Date: 2015-04-28 | ISBN-13: 9780465062881

Surprising Facts About Being a Navy Sailor (What You Didn't Know About the U.S. Military Life)Surprising Facts About Being a Navy Sailor (What You Didn't Know About the U.S. Military Life)
Kristin J Russo
Sailors in the Navy will almost certainly spend part of their careers at sea. Everyone on board has a job whether it's a cook, medic, to nuclear equipment operator. And even though a sailor’s life on a ship is strict and orderly, there are still some surprising facts about jobs, training, and living quarters in the Navy. ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2017-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9781515774303

Lee Mandrell
Indianapolis shines like never before in this one-of-a-kind book filled with stunning images. Photographer Lee Mandrell showcases a Circle City of unique architecture and natural areas, outstanding museums, and historic landmarks. Readers will be drawn into the rich culture, history, and art of Indianapolis as well as all things modern. Discover In ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2016-08-08 | ISBN-13: 9780253021618

A Grave MisfortuneA Grave Misfortune
by Department of the Navy, Richard Hulver
It is indisputable that the loss of life attributed to the sinking of Indianapolis could have been mitigated had the proper individuals in the Navy realized sooner that the ship was overdue. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The United States Navy did, however, learn from this disaster and took immediate steps to ensure that no Sailor or Marine ...
Number of pages: 428 | Publication Date: 2019-05-09 | ISBN-13: 9781097533275

Fatal VoyageFatal Voyage
Dan Kurzman
Recounts the worst U.S. Naval disaster, explains how bureaucracy prevented a timely rescue, and describes the five-day ordeal that only one quarter of the crew survived ...
Number of pages: 331 | Publication Date: 1990-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780689120077

The Sinking of the USS IndianapolisThe Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures *Includes accounts by survivors *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “I awoke. I was in the air. I saw a bright light before I felt the concussion of the explosion that threw me up in the air almost to the overhead. A torpedo had detonated under my room. I hit the edge of the bunk, hit the ...
Number of pages: 46 | Publication Date: 2015-02-09 | ISBN-13: 9781507874967

Lost at SeaLost at Sea
David Boyle
“We returned to our loved ones, but we were never the same again. Most were markedly changed. Young boys had become mature older men, aged beyond their years. All because of those days in the sea.” For five days near the end of the Second World War, the USS Indianapolis disappeared from the map. After being hit by two torpedoes from a Japanese ...
Number of pages: 126 | Publication Date: 2016-05-06 | ISBN-13: 9781533131546

James Sullivan
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm’s Way comes a thrilling and vividly told account of the USS Plunkett—the US Navy destroyer made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk that saw major action and carnage in all five Allied invasions in Europe during World War II.During World War II, a small group of men were stationed on a US ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2020-12-08 | ISBN-13: 9781982147631

In Harm's WayIn Harm's Way
Doug Stanton
Doug Stanton has appeared as an USS Indianapolis historian on PBS's 2017 "USS Indianapolis-From The Deep," The Today Show, CNN, Fox, Morning Joe, NBC Nightly News, History, A&E, and in hundreds of radio and print interviews. Stanton's writing about the USS Indianapolis has appeared in Naval History magazine, and In Harm's Way was included i ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2003-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780805073669

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