Lost in Shangri-la : [large print] a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff.

By: Zuckoff, Mitchell
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, c2011Edition: 1st HarperLuxe edDescription: xi, 545 p. (large print) : ill., map ; 23 cmISBN: 9780062065049Report number: BC-Fall/11Subject(s): 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 GuineaGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 940.54/8 LOC classification: D767.95 | .Z84 2011Summary: In 1945, a sightseeing trip over "Shangri-La" turned deadly when the plane crashed, leaving only three survivors who, battling for their survival, were caught between man-eating headhunters and the enemy Japanese, in this real-life adventure drawn from personal interviews, declassified Army documents and personal photos and mementos.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-545).

In 1945, a sightseeing trip over "Shangri-La" turned deadly when the plane crashed, leaving only three survivors who, battling for their survival, were caught between man-eating headhunters and the enemy Japanese, in this real-life adventure drawn from personal interviews, declassified Army documents and personal photos and mementos.

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