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Author Nobleman, Marc Tyler.

Title The sinking of the USS Indianapolis / by Marc Tyler Nobleman.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 940.54 NOB    Available
Description 48 p. : ill. (some col) ; 24 cm.
Series We the people
We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-47) and index.
Contents Secret cargo -- Warship in peacetime -- Two hits after midnight -- Stranded at sea -- Hundreds of sharks -- "Many men in the water" -- Captain's ordeal -- Survivors and heroes -- Glossary -- Did you know? -- Important dates -- Important people -- Want to know more -- Index.
Summary Examines the ship that was hit by two enemy torpedoes during World War II and sank in the Pacific Ocean.
Subject McVay, Charles Butler, d. 1968 -- Juvenile literature.
McVay, Charles Butler, d. 1968.
Indianapolis (Cruiser) -- Juvenile literature.
Indianapolis (Cruiser)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean.
ISBN 9780756520311 (hardcover)
0756520312 (hardcover)

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