In Harms Way : The Sinking of the Uss Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors

by Stanton, Doug Year Published: 2001 Call number 940.54 STA

Tells the story of the "USS Indianapolis," a battle cruiser torpedoed in the South Pacific by a Japanese submarine shortly after delivering parts of the atom bomb that would be dropped on Hiroshima; and discusses the struggles of sailors who survived the blast to stay alive in the sea for nearly five days before help arrived.