Item description for Miracle at Sea: The Sinking of the Zamzam and Our Family's Rescue by Eleanor Anderson & Ingrid Trobisch...
In 1941, before 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 120 American missionaries, among them Mrs. Lillian Danielson and her six children. Eleanor, who was then only nine years old, presents a detailed account of the family(tm)s departure from America, the catastrophe, and the distressing and arduous voyage back to safety.
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More About Eleanor Anderson & Ingrid Trobisch
Eleanor Anderson currently resides in Rock Island, in the state of Illinois. Eleanor Anderson was born in 1932.
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A Story of Faith and Family May 15, 2002
This is an extraordinary and well written little book that celebrates faith and family. The setting is in the early days of World War II before the US gets involved. In 1941 a missionary wife and her six children receive permission to travel to Africa to be with their beloved father. En route the Germans sink their ship, the Zamzam. But despite continuous shelling, not one soul is lost! Mother and her six children board a lifeboat that sinks beneath them. 'Just remember that Jesus loves you,' she comfortingly tells her children. I highly recommend this book. Well written with great narrative. You will not be disappointed.