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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.

Zuckoff, Mitchell. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062087140

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Describes the 1945 odyssey of three plane crash survivors in New Guinea who endured a harrowing journey through the jungle to seek help, their encounter with a primitive tribe who had never seen white people, and their eventual rescue by a band of paratroopers.
Subject: United States. Army Air Forces > Search and rescue operations.
World War, 1939-1945 > Missing in action.
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
Aircraft accidents.
World War, 1939-1945 > Search and rescue operations.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
Primitive societies > New Guinea.

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