Nelson Chapter 6 29 Body M N any of the crewmen was killed instantly when the

Nelson chapter 6 29 body m n any of the crewmen was

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(Nelson, Chapter 6, 29%)
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Body M N any of the crewmen was killed instantly when the first torpedo struck on starboard side tipping the first thirty to sixty-five feet of the ship off. (Nelson, Chapter 6, 30%) ext, an explosion ignited a gas tank containing 3,500 gallons of highly volatile aviation fuel. (Nelson, Chapter 6, 31%)
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Body O P f the 1,196 crewmen onboard a total of 880 survived and was tossed in the frigid water. (Nelson, Chapter 3, 16%) atiently the crew floated in the dark murky sea filled with dangerous predators. (Nelson, Chapter 3, 16%)
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Body Q R uickly the ship disappeared in the murky water. It took it a total of twelve minutes to sink. As it disappeared many crewmen unable to escape found a watery grave awaited them. (Nelson, Chapter 2, 10%) eality of what had just occurred made the surviving crewmembers fear for their own lives for they had a limited supply of whaleboats. Only twelve had managed to be released. (Nelson, Chapter 6, 33%)
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Body S T harks infested the water. The men that survived the ordeal spent a total of five days and four nights in the dangerous with very little food and drinking water. (Nelson, 78) errified that they would not live to see their families the men encourage each other to think positive as they joined together to float the unforgiving sun and ocean.
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  • Fall '18
  • Mrs. Dembinsi
  • World War II, Royal Navy, United States Navy, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Pete Nelson

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