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Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II

Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Zuckoff
ISBN: 9780062065049 : 0062065041
OCLC Number: 670476025
Notes: "Large print"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: xi, 545 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Mitchell Zuckoff.

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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.

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