Abandon Ship! – paperback – By Richard F. Newcomb








“ABANDON SHIP!” The Saga of the USS Indianapolis, the Navy’s Greatest Sea Disaster. By Richard F. Newcomb. At midnight, July 29, 1945 the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) lay almost half-way between the islands of Leyte and Guam in the Pacific. World War II was all but over as the veteran warship traveled alone. Then six Japanese torpedoes suddenly struck the vessel and the horror began. I-58’s sinking of Indianapolis marked the greatest U.S. Naval disaster of World War II, as 800 American’s died. Here is that shocking story! 1960 Paperback edition, 276 pages, no photos. Includes USS Indianapolis crew roster, epilogue, glossary and an index. Soil spots on the front cover, see photo above.

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Wreckage of USS Indianapolis found in Philippine Sea

Abandon Ship! – hardback edition

Abandon Ship! – paperback edition


Other books of interest:

Abandon Ship!

American Cruisers Of World War II

Brave Ship, Brave Men

Fatal Voyage

The Fleets The God’s Forgot

The Last Battle Station

Left To Die

Lucky Lady

The Luck Of The Draw

Pacific War Diary 1942-1945

Ship Of Ghosts


U.S. Cruiser Losses in World War II

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