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Sea of Glory: Based on the True WW II Story of the Four Chaplains and the U. S. A. T. Dorchester

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In 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester was torpedoed by a German submarine en route to a top-secret radar installation in Greenland. The four Army chaplains on board were quite different from each other: a Methodist pastor, Jewish rabbi, Dutch Reformed minister, and Catholic priest. Yet in the terror following the attack by deadly U-boats, the chaplains united in a final sacrifice that transformed every survivor who saw it-and inspired one man to trade the bitterness of the past for ...

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In 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester was torpedoed by a German submarine en route to a top-secret radar installation in Greenland. The four Army chaplains on board were quite different from each other: a Methodist pastor, Jewish rabbi, Dutch Reformed minister, and Catholic priest. Yet in the terror following the attack by deadly U-boats, the chaplains united in a final sacrifice that transformed every survivor who saw it-and inspired one man to trade the bitterness of the past for the promise of the future.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780805443806
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/2006
  • Pages: 357
  • Sales rank: 797,564
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2005

    A poignant, compeling story

    SEA OF GLORY is a moving, compelling biographical story about four navy chaplains during the early years of World War II. My husband, who served in the U.S. Navy (1942 - 1946) could not put it down once he started reading. SEA OF GLORY stresses faith, humanity, and patriotism during a time of historical destruction.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2001

    What American Needs Now.

    The release of 'Sea of Glory' could not have come at a better time in our country's history. This Novel by Ken Wales and David Poling, shows the best mankind has ever produced, both as servants of God and Country! This slightly fictionalized account, details one of Americas most heroic actions in WWII. The story of the Four Chaplains and the USAT Dorchester is an emotionally strong one by itself, but these authors were able to amplify the emotions producing a book you will never forget.

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