Sea of Glory by Ken Wales
A Novel Based on the True WWII Story of the Four Chaplains and the U.S.A.T. Dorchester

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During the heart of World War II, four military chaplains boarded the legendary U.S. Army Transport ship Dorchester with the daunting task of taking care of the 902 passengers aboard. These very different four men would demonstrate to the world they shared an uncommon faith and valor. George Lansing Fox, a Methodist minister, Alexander D. Goode, a Rabbi, Clark V. Poling, a Dutch Reformed minister, and John P. Washington, a Catholic priest, work day by day to make life aboard the Dorchester bearable as they sail for Greenland. On February 3, 1943, a German submarine ends their journey. This historical novel captures the feel of America in the middle of the war, when the tide was clearly turning our way. Aboard the Dorchester is a cast of characters whose lives are changed forever by their encounters with the chaplains, including the men whose lives are saved by the chaplains’ heroic act.
 

About Ken Wales

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Wales has enjoyed a long and successful career in film and television. Poling has served as president of The Christian Herald Association and the Bowery Mission in New York City.
 
Published September 1, 2001 by Broadman & Holman Publishers. 384 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, War, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Still, history buffs who prefer a Christian theme in their novels will be happy to find a new offering in the limited pool of titles available to them, and WWII fans will enjoy this retelling of the sinking of the Dorchester.

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