Docket Page 68 – Salt to the Sea By Ruta Sepetys

CHARGE: To explore the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff on January 30, 1945

FACTS: This historical novel explores the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff during WWII. This was the deadliest disaster in maritime history, through most of us have never heard of it. Approximately 9,000 were killed. Told from the perspective of four different participants, and amazing and devastating story unravels. “Those who are gone are not necessarily lost.”

VERDICT: Guilty, as charged.

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