Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The Inspiring tale of an international struggle II Hero's incredible Survival at Sea

July 30, 1945--The USS Indianapolis and its 1,196-man team is making its method towards a small island within the South Pacific. The send is crusing unescorted, guaranteed by way of headquarters the waters are secure. it's middle of the night, and Marine Edgar Harrell and a number of other others have sacked out on deck instead of spend the evening of their sizzling and muggy quarters less than. clean off a top-secret project to bring uranium for the atomic bombs that will finally finish global struggle II, they're unaware their send is being watched. mins later, six torpedoes are cutting towards the Indy . . .

For 5 scary days and nights after their send went down, Harrell and his shipmates needed to fend for themselves within the open seas. suffering from dehydration, publicity, saltwater poisoning, and shark assaults, their numbers have been cruelly depleted earlier than they have been miraculously rescued. this is often one man's tale of braveness, ingenuity, and religion in God's windfall in the course of the worst naval catastrophe in U.S. background.

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