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Lost in Shangri-la [electronic Resource]

A True Story Of Survival, Adventure, And The Most Incredible Rescue Mission Of World War II

By Mitchell Zuckoff

“A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew—what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" —Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic
 
Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot. Fans of Hampton Sides’ Ghost Soldiers, Marcus Luttrell’s Lone Survivor, and David Grann’s The Lost Cityof Z will be captivated by Zuckoff’s masterfullyrecounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery injungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.

Format: Ebook
Author: Zuckoff, Mitchell
Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea
Title: Lost in Shangri-la [electronic resource] : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff.
Publisher Date: New York : HarperCollins, c2011.
Subject: United States. Army Air Forces -- Search and rescue operations. World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- New Guinea. Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea. Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea. World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- New Guinea. World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- United States. World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American Primitive societies -- New Guinea.
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Isbn: 9780062087140 (electronic bk.) 0062087142 (electronic bk.)
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Call Number: D767.95 .Z84 2011eb
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Format: Ebook
Author: Zuckoff, Mitchell
Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea
Title: Lost in Shangri-la [electronic resource] : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperCollins, c2011.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 384 p.) : ill.
Subjects: United States. Army Air Forces -- Search and rescue operations.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action -- New Guinea.
Subjects: Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea.
Subjects: Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- New Guinea.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- United States.
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Subjects: Primitive societies -- New Guinea.
Genre: Electronic books.
Other Title: True story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Contents: Missing -- Hollandia -- Shangri-La -- Gremlin Special -- Eureka! -- Charms -- Tarzan -- Gentleman explorer -- Guilt and gangrene -- Earl Walter, Junior and Senior -- Uwambo -- Wimayuk Wandik, aka "Chief Pete" -- Come what may -- Five-by-five -- No Thanksgiving -- Rammy and Doc -- Custer and company -- Bathtime for Yugwe -- "Shoo, shoo baby" -- "Hey, Martha!" -- Promised land -- Hollywood -- Gliders? -- Two queens -- Snatch -- Epilogue: After Shangri-La.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4B33056D-521D-44BF-9027-857C289BA062 Click here to check out and download.
Web Site: http://myrcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4B33056D-521D-44BF-9027-857C289BA062 Click here to check out and download.
ISBN: 9780062087140 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0062087142 (electronic bk.)
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Call Number: D767.95 .Z84 2011eb