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Sinking of the Zam Zam

Stewart, James W.

Sinking of the Zam Zam

diary of James W. Stewart, with the British American Ambulance Corps, January-September 1941.

by Stewart, James W.

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Published by D.A. & M.P. Stewart in [Lahaska, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Stewart, James W., 1903 or 4-1958 -- Diaries.,
    • British American Ambulance Corps -- Biography.,
    • Zam Zam (Ship),
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.,
    • Ambulance drivers -- United States -- Diaries.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD807.U6 S74 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination230 p. :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL598940M
      LC Control Number96191947

      The Sinking of the Zamzam. 65 years ago an 8, ton Egyptian cruise ship, named for a sacred well in Mecca, was shelled and sunk in the South Atlantic Ocean by a German raider. On the Zamzam were Christian missionaries, 24 young ambulance drivers, and a crew made up of Muslims from Egypt. Lee "Sinking of the Zam Zam Diary of James W. Stewart with the British American Ambulance Corps" por James W. Stewart disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Thursday, April 17th, at in the morning a peculiar and outlandish new noise was heard by those on board A vici Brand: Iuniverse.

      In the Zamzam was headed from New York to Alexandria. It was carrying civilian passengers, the majority of whom were American missionaries, and was neutral in the War. It was mis-identified as a British troopship and sunk by the German Cruiser Atlantis off the Cape of Good Hope on 17 April, Miracle at Sea: The Sinking of the Zamzam and Our Family's Rescue is a page turner. You will not want to put it down. It is told by the eldest daughter of the Danielson family of six children and their mother, who went down with the Zamzam. The ship which had been attacked by German Troops who mistook it for an enemy ship/5(11).

      Books A memoir on the sinking of the Zamzam and subsequent experiences: with entries from his mother's account. description Object description. Bibl.:p Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content) Creator LEVITT, PETER (Author) Lugus Publications (Publisher) Production date Buy Miracle at Sea: The Sinking of the Zamzam and Our Family's Rescue by Anderson, Eleanor, Trobisch, Ingrid (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11).


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On board of the vessel were more than American missionaries, among them Mrs. Lillian Danielson and her six s:   Sinking of the Zam Zam was written in by James W. Stewart.

He was a member of the British American Ambulance Corps on their way to Africa in aid to the Free French troops of General Charles de Gaulle when their ship was shelled and sunk by the German Raider Atlantis in April, Pages:   About the author Sinking of the Zam Zam was written in by James W.

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Stewart with the British American Ambulance Corps" by James W. Stewart available from Rakuten Kobo. Thursday, April 17th, at in the morning a peculiar and outlandish new noise was heard by those on board A vici Brand: Iuniverse. With extracts from my book, "A Memoir on the Sinking of the Zamzam", published in By Peter Levitt.

Peter Levitt at the reunion. On the Zamzam our family consisted of myself, Peter, age 6, my sister Wendy, who had just turned 3, and Kathleen, our year-old mother. We were on our way from Canada to South Africa, where my father had. In the spring ofbefore the United States had entered World War II, the passenger ship Zamzam was sunk by a German raider in the South Atlantic.

Among the Zamzam's passengers were The Zamzam Story continues to draw interest through new publications, interviews, presentations, and reunions of survivors.

Survivor Luella Faith Holwerda has published a children's book about the is titled "Zamzam's Faith in the Middle", Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse, Peter Levitt, also a Zamzam survivor, has written a book titled "A Memoir on the Sinking.

The saga of the sinking of the Zamzam by a Nazi raider in April of has its 70th anniversary in To mark the occasion, author, editor and researcher Peter Levitt has synthesized his considerable informational archive in a timely book.

InLeonard Buyse wrote to Ralph Davis, the director of the United States home council of Africa inland mission, to say, “Well, the Zamzam has certainly been a long time sinking.” He was referring to a continuing lawsuit rising out of the.

An account of the sinking of the ZAMZAM in written by the survivors and published by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Augustana Synod. The ship carried many missionaries from different denominational background and was sunk by a German raider, which almost triggered the US participation in World War II.4/5.

In a German raider sank the Egyptian liner Zamzam in the South Atlantic. On board was missionary Mrs. Lillian Danielson and her six children. Eleanor, who was then only nine years old, presents a detailed account of the family's departure from America, the catastrophe, and the distressing and arduous voyage back to safety/5.

Hidden gems: Sinking of the ZamZam Brethren Nurses Captured by the Nazis. by Fred Miller, archival intern. The date was Maeight months before the USA entered World War Two. The ZamZam was a rickety Egyptian freighter, sailing from New York bound for Alexandria by way of the Cape of Good Hope.

Miracle at Sea: The Sinking of the Zamzam and Our Family's Rescue is a page turner. You will not want to put it down. It is told by the eldest daughter of the Danielson family of six children and their mother, who went down with the Zamzam.

The ship which had been attacked by German Troops who mistook it for an enemy ship/5(10). This book, James Stewart's Diary, Sinking of the Zam Zam, is his first hand account of the adventure of their : Stewart, James W.

Publisher: Illustration: N Language: ENG. Inbefore America was at war with Germany, a German raider sunk the Egyptian liner Zamzam in the South Atlantic. On board of the vessel were more than American missionaries, among them Mrs.

Lillian Danielson and her six children. Eleanor, who was then only nine years old, presents a Brand: Quiet Waters Publications. Sinking of the Zam Zam: diary of James W.

Stewart, with the British American Ambulance Corps, January-September The book documents Stewart’s joining the British American Ambulance Corp insailing with the BAAC for Africa on the Zamzam, the sinking of the Zamzam, the journey of the Zamzam’s passengers and crew to occupied Europe, the escape of Stewart with one companion to Spain, his return to the United States, his volunteering for the private Flying Tigers air unit assisting.

For Jim Russell, the Zamzam experience is only one chapter of a most extra-ordinary recent years, Jim had made his home in Michigan.

However, he had lived abroad for much of his adult life -- in internment camps during World War II and then as a missionary for twenty-three years in Lebanon and Egypt.Get this from a library! Sinking of the zam zam: diary of james stewart with the British American Ambulance Corps, January - September, [James W Stewart; David A Stewart, editor.; Marilou Stewart, editor.; Deborah Stewart Weber, editor.].Safe until April 17th, when their intended route across the Atlantic and around the Cape of Good Hope was abruptly interrupted and they were thrown into the center of an international incident between Germany and the United States.

This book, James Stewart's Diary, Sinking of the Zam Zam, is his first hand account of the adventure of their lives.