Summary of Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man by Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic: Conversation StartersAuthors Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic team up to write the definitive true story of USS Indianapolis and its unfortunate fate. In Indianapolis, Vincent and Vladic take us back to the midnight of July 30, 1945. This was days after the Indianapolis delivered the atomic bomb components to the Pacific Islands. Their trip from California to these islands was considered the most highly classified World War II naval mission. As USS Indianapolis was sailing in the heart of the Philippine Sea, two Japanese torpedoes struck her. The glorious ship was suddenly turned into a cauldron of fire. And within minutes, she sank. This led to the deaths of 300 men. Almost 900 men made it to the water however, their challenges were just beginning when in the next five nights, they battled one challenge after another that shrank their number to 300. Christian Science Monitor praises Vincent and Vladic’s wonderful book and describes it as a “gripping and engaging tale that features grievous mistakes, extraordinary courage, unimaginable horror, and a cover-up.” New York Times Book Review says that Indianapolis reveals deadly secrets and “expose what really happened that day in 1945.”A Brief Look Inside:EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,and the characters and its world still live on.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into the world that lives on.These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:• Foster a deeper understanding of the book• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen beforeDisclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent companion resource of the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.© Copyright 2018 Download your copy now on saleRead it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.
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