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Troubled Water free pdf In the vein of "Crimson Tide," with action pulled straight from a high seas thriller, this is the exciting story of a mutiny that the U.S. Navy denies to this day. In 1972, the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk was headed to her station in the Gulf of Tonkin when many of the five thousand men cooped up for the longest at-sea tour of the unpopular war rioted -- or, as Freeman claims, mutinied. Most disturbingly, the lines were drawn racially, black against white. By the time order was restored, careers were forever ruined, but the incident became a turning point for race relations in the Navy.Through careful and unprecedented examination of the official record and eyewitness accounts, Freeman refutes the official story of the incident, and makes a convincing case for "the first mutiny in U.S. Navy history."

About Gregory Freeman

Gregory A. Freeman is an award-winning writer with more than 25 years experience in journalism and historical nonfiction. He has won over two dozen awards for his writing, including the coveted Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists. His books include "The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of The Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II," "Lay This Body Down: The 1921 Murders of Eleven Plantation Slaves," and the acclaimed "Sailors to the End: The Deadly Fire on the USS Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought it." He lives in Roswell, Georgia.

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Author : Gregory Freeman
Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan Trade
Data Published : 15 September 2009
ISBN : 0230100546
EAN : 9780230100541
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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