Out of the Depths - A Survivor’s Story of the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis by Edgar Harrell and David Harrell
Approx. 51,210 words.
Published on April 15, 2011 by
Out of the Depths is a terrifying firsthand account of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Navy coverup that led to the bizarre court-martial and eventual exoneration of its captain. Marine survivor Edgar Harrell vividly describes the horrors of being plagued by sharks, hypothermia, severe dehydration and salt-water hallucinations, and the crew’s struggle to survive.