Out of the Depths

Ed HarrellThe word “hero” has been cheapened by using it to describe the likes of NBA players and Hollywood movie stars. A hero, as Oliver North writes in the Introduction to Out of the Depths, is someone who risks his life so that others will live.Edgar Harrell, USMC is a hero.One of the 317 survivors of the USS Indianapolis, sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the Philippine Sea, during the last weeks of World War Two, this man of God has a story to tell. I heard him at the Navy League of Chattanooga, TN last Tuesday. I am presently reading his book, Out of the Depths, to my son before bed. This is a great book that deserves a reading by anyone interested in the stories of The Greatest Generation. This man gives all glory to God and inspires the reader to trust God and love this country.


About Michael Milton, Ph.D.

Michael A. Milton, Ph.D. (University of Wales, Trinity Saint David's College), is an American Presbyterian pastor, theologian, and author. He is, also, an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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