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Eighty Three Days

Eighty Three Days

Broadcast: 5th October 1943
Added: Nov 11 2013

At about 4.30 in the afternoon of November 2nd 1942 a fast Dutch cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk a few hundred miles off the coast of South America. Only a few of the 400 men on the ship survived and one of them, Basil Dominic Izzy seaman second class of the United States navy was found on a raft in mid ocean nearly three months after the sinking This is the story of Izzy and his companions..