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A Glimpse of Hell


"A Glimpse of Hell" is a drama film originally made for TV and was initially shown on the FX TV network. It was released in the United States on March 18, 2001. It was filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and stars James Caan, Robert Sean Leonard, and Daniel Roebuck. It was directed by Mikael Salomon. The film is based on the book A Glimpse of Hell: The Explosion on the USS Iowa and Its Cover-Up by Charles C. Thompson II about the 1989 turret explosion incident on the USS Iowa and its aftermath.


"A Glimpse of Hell": A Glimpse of Hell: The Explosion on the USS Iowa and Its Cover-Up is a nonfiction book of investigative journalism, written by Charles C. Thompson II and published in 1999. The book describes the USS Iowa turret explosion that took place on April 19, 1989 and the subsequent investigations that tried to determine the cause. The explosion aboard the United States Navy battleship Iowa killed 47 of the turret's crewmen.

  • also known as "A glimpse of hell: the explosion on the USS Iowa and its cover-up"
  • language: English Language
  • genre: Non-fiction
  • subject: Military history
  • released in (16 years ago)

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

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Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

A Glimpse of Hell: Reports on Torture Worldwide. New York University Press, New York. Greenberg, M.S., Tanev, K., Marin, M., Pitman, R.K., ...

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