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Lost in Shangri-La - A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II

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.

"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.
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History

Description:

"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.

Language:

English

Length:

8h 33m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

03:57


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

20:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

17:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:30


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

18:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:13


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

17:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:36


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:31


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:12


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

23:26


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:43


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

23:15


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

25:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

30:16


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

00:48