Sea of Sharks

A Sailor's World War II Survival Story
Product Number: EB00649609
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612515045
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Description

Caught off Okinawa in the fiercest typhoon in history at the end of World War II. Elmer Renner, then a young officer aboard a US minesweeper, recounts the horror of his ship sinking. Renner and eight other sailors clung to a small raft for days, battling thirst, hunger, shark attacks and, eventually, madness. Renner and co-author Ken Birks describe the men's panic as distant ships seemingly ignore their desperate calls, the sea turning blood red when one of the men loses his life to a shark, and how another slips silently away into the unforgiving Pacific.

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Author(s): Elmer Renner, Ken Birks
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Dec 15, 2013

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