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  • Will Byrnes

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleMitchell Zuckoff in Papua New Guinea next to the wreckage of the Gremlin Special image from BU Today photo by Buzz Maxey I bet you watched at least some TV coverage of the rescue of Chilean miners in 2010 The whole world did In 1945 there was comparable interest in a remarkable rescue People followed the search and then the rescue attempts for weeks But a few small events like the first use of nuclear weapons and the subseuent end of the war pushed the story out of the public eye While researching another project Mitchell Zuckoff happened across this story actually located one of the survivors and has rescued this gripping tale from an undeserved oblivion In the waning days of World War II an Army C 47 transport plane takes off from Base G in the town of Hollandia on the north coast of New Guinea Aboard is a collection of military pers


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    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleThe cabin crumbled forward toward the cockpit The walls of the fuselage collapsed as though sucked inward Both wings ripped away The tail section snapped off like a balsa wood toy Flames shot through the wreckage Small explosions rang out like gunshots Black smoke choked off the light The air grew bitter with the stench of burning metal burning leather burning rubber burning wires burning oil burning cloths burning hair burning fleshIt wasn't easy getting a seat on the Gremlin Special to fly over this mystical valley they'd heard such intriguing reports about It was a good mix of young men and women who were excited about the prospect of joining a select group of people who have been allowed to see Shangri La The experienced pilot was back in the cabin area probably answering uestions and flirting with the pretty girls One of the wo


  • Kemper

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleI have said it before and I'll say it again The jungles of the earth must be DESTROYED Before you break your fingers on your keyboard in your haste to flame me for that comment take a moment to ask yourself if I might be jokingIn the last months of World War II as America worked its way towards Japan a plane load of military personnel took off for a sightseeing tour of a remote valley in New Guinea that had been dubbed Shangri La Previous flights had noted tribes of natives numbering in the thousands but the terrain prevented visits and viewing them from the air had become a treat for bored service men and womenUnfortunately this trip turned deadly when the plane crashed and killed almost all the passengers The survivors had serious injuries and were trapped in a thick mountain jungle They were also surrounded by natives who had never met anyone outside their valley and had a cultur


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    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleThe story is compelling enough a US army plane crashes in a remote inaccessible part of New Guinea killing nearly everyone on board Three people survive two men and a woman Two are severely injured They need to trek through the jungle to a clearing so they can be spotted and rescued Rescuers will have a tough time not only getting in but due to the geographic problems getting them out will be near impossibleDid I mention that the area is inhabited by war like Stone Age cannibals I didn’t SorryThe area is inhabited by war like Stone age cannibalsWha


  • Mike

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleHow is this not a Hollywood epic movie WWII Plane crash in the jungle; survivors include a beautiful plucky injured WAC; Stone Age lost civilization; rescue mission by paratroopers; tabloid exploitation by news media and government; impending loss of “innocence” as the modern world intrudes into “Shangri La” All of it true and expertly covered in the Four Star Lost in Shangri la A True Story of Survival Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War IIa Highly recommended Shortly after three o’clock in the afternoon on S


  • Carol

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleThe only regret I have about reading Lost in Shangri La now is that I can't put it on a library best list until December 2012 It was that goodYou'd think with all the stories written with regards to World War II that all had been told And then along comes another and you're amazed that you never heard anything about this one Lost in Shangri La is such a story On Sunday May 13 1945 Colonel Peter Prossen planned a special outing for some of his staff a flight to view a remote valley known as Shangri La This remote area of New Guinea had been spotted by Colonel Ray T Ells It was a break in the jungle he described as a riot of dazzling colorThirty miles long and eight miles wide it revealed lush land and tens of thousands of native peoples living in villages with gardens irrig


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    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la Kindle375 starsThis is the type of non fiction book that I really enjoy It read like a fiction story not dry and not fact after fact You met and had time to learn about each character time to


  • Jessaka

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleIf you like pork and sweet potatoes maybe you would have liked living among the New Guinea natives back in the 30s or 40s or if you liked tropical jungles that look like paradise you may love living in one but you would also have to worry about jungle rot malaria elephantiasis and dengue fever just to mention a few I rather wished that I lived in the jungle but a tame one without jungle rotWell the first chapter put me in a deep funk which was totally une


  • Cheri

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleLost in Shangri la A True Story of Survival has been on my TBR list ever since I read I read Zuckoff’s Frozen in Time and while the two have very different paths there’s a commonality in their stories somewhat similar to Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken A World War II Book of Survival Resilience and Redemption All three stories will leave you in awe of the strength of these men and women’s spirits their will to not only survive but especially in Lost in Shangri La how their spirits thrive despite unbelievable odds While James Hilton’s Shangri La survivors may have found a paradise of sorts Zuckoff’s Shangri La is much grim the environment less welcoming at


  • Carolyn

    Lost in Shangri la eBook ✓ Lost inePUB Ò lost pdf, shangri ebok, Lost in kindle, Lost in Shangri la KindleLost in Shangri La A True Story of Survival Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War IIMitchell Zuckoff A great true little known adventure and rescue story which occurred during the closing days of WW2 The detail and meticulous research than 60 years later is amazing as were the photos diaries and war records the author was able to gather He even interviewed some of the natives who were still alive and witnessed what happened and had never seen a white person before thinking they were gods Having hiked in the area and slept in native huts I tried to be impartial in my rating The story takes place in 1945 when the war in the Pacific is nearing an end The setting is in what was Dutch New Guinea where some USA military were stationed While flying over mountainous unknown region an officer was astounded to view a large


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