In Harms way is a detailed and gripping account of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis On the 30th of July 1945. The ship sank after being torpedoed by a Japanse submarine and was engulfed by the merky pacific ocean within 12 minuits of being hit. Doug Stanton tells the horrific story of the brave men left to the mercy of the cold ocean after watching their ship capsising. Close to 900 men were tosed into the pacific to witness and endure gut-wrenching shark attacks and physical and mental exhaustion, before accidentally being dicovered. This heartbreaking account will grap you and pull you into the nightmare. definately a must read book!!!