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Lost in Shangri-la Characters î 107 Characters Ù eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Mitchell Zuckoff Read & download Lost in Shangri-la 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. 375 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 understand the plot and take in the overall story line The author narrated the audio and did a great job This book tells the story of the Gremlin Special that went down in New Guinea in May 1945 with 24 people aboard Three people lived This is their story how they survived how they traveled and how they were rescued This was not a military flight with any purpose other than putting to rest the gossip about a full village of New Guinea natives that were situated on the island and never before discovered This was a sight seeing joyride in a C 47 Army work horse euipment plane Rumor said there were cannibals on the island Once this village was found down in a valley surrounded by mountains with barely a path over them to fly everyone wanted to see it for the proof that it was really there Twenty four people rode in the Gremlin only three came back Between the Japanese enemy that were also on the island and the head hunters believed to live there the path taken by the injured is covered as is the rescue attempt The book is full of pictures a survivors diary and great narratives remembered by the survivors and the crew that risk their lives to go in and rescue those that lived Now in 2020 all the people involved are dead the three plane crash survivors and the large rescue crew that dangerously para shooted in with no way out at the time

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Lost in Shangri-la Characters î 107 Characters Ù eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Mitchell Zuckoff Read & download Lost in Shangri-la “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 deeplysa. The 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 women had taken the pilot s seat up front to enjoy the view When the co pilot experiences trouble the plane hits the side of the mountain before anyone can even react Out of the twenty four people on board three survive Thus begins a tale of survival and the search to find them A world weary of war news starting following the news articles about the search with avid attention The military uickly realized this was an opportunity for wonderful PR and blessed their lucky stars that one of the survivors just happened to be a beautiful young WAC named Margaret Hastings Margaret Hastings To add to the poignancy of the story one of the survivors John McCollom lost his twin brother Robert in the crash The world wanted these people brought back safely Little was known of the tribesmen that inhabited this valley They had been relatively untainted by civilization They still used bows and arrows and stone axes They had not invented the wheel but did understand and use fire They didn t really have any organized religion but did fear the spirits of their ancestors To appease these spirits they would cut off the digits of a female family member It was not unusual for a woman by the time she reached adulthood to have nubs for fingers on her right hand Luckily for the survivors the tribes people did not see them as a threat but merely as a curiosity Margaret did have to keep track of her hands as the tribes people did attempt to help her grieve for her fallen companions by hacking off a few of her digits Tribesman sporting his penis gourd They are wonderful carefree people Living in a land of perpetual summer they never worry about their next mealThe army sends in Filipino paratroopers lead by Captain C Earl Walter Jr to find the survivors It is a tricky jump with a thick jungle canopy the green only broken by bone breaking rock structures To make the jump even hazardous they had to come out of the plane at a very low altitude with chutes deployed If something went wrong they would have no time to deploy a reserve chute The survivors did not escape unscathed Hastings has deep burns on her legs Decker has a shattered elbow a deep slice to his head and badly burned buttocks McCollom fortunately only sustained a broken rib Gangrene has started to set into their wounds and when the Filipino medics arrived they felt some hope that they might survive their wounds Margaret Hastings with her Filipino Medics Corporal Camilo Rammy Ramirez and Sergeant Benjamin Doc BulataoI m not going to be a spoiler You will have to read the book to find out how the military final figures out how to bring them out of that valley One thing about Americans we are an ingenious bunch We sometimes put lives on the line to save the few but for the people lost in that valley they had no doubts that their friends would be coming for them Zuckoff loads the book with old photographs I love old photographsWhat I knew about Papua New Guinea wouldn t have filled up a thimble but now I know for instance that it is the second largest island in the world after Greenland Bring on Trivia Pursuit Decker Hastings and McCollomIf you wish to see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Wildlife Viewing Guide (Wildlife Viewing Guides Series) is atrue story made The Invention of Wings in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff Whew what an utterly compelling and deeplysa. 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Lost in Shangri-la Characters î 107 Characters Ù eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Mitchell Zuckoff Read & download Lost in Shangri-la Tisfying 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 USmilitary personnel into a land that. The 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 cannibalsWhat would have been a nice magazine article has been blown up to book size Over gilding an obvious lily by stretching out the story amping up the dramatic tension that doesn t need amping and addressing events with dramatic potential and then forgetting about elaborating on them Weren t they life threatening or at least limb losing wounds How d they get better or letting the reader in on how they were resolvedThe book follows what seems like the current approach to non fiction events at least the books I ve read Start off with the event in progress then backtrack to the beginning and recount the events as they unfold As a relevant player is introduced info dump a chapter bio Benito Mussolini born in 1883 liked goose stepping fascism dressing in black and making his toy trains run on time He had a pet ferret named RomulusAlso drag the pace down by including info dump chapters on other relevant topics to bring your article up from a pamphlet to book sizeFor all of my kvetching the book isn t horrible It s an interesting true to life story that just didn t need to get juiced uite as much as it didSexist pig bonus uestions Ladies when you are laid low with burns and gangrenous wounds at the sight of a hot guy does your libido go on over drive Are you ready to forget your pain and suffering and get it onYeah that s what I thoughtThe author and the lead rescuer seemed concerned that the female survivor would turn the situation into some randy jungle orgy and discouraged his charges from flirting lest he end up with a pregnant rescuee


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  • Paperback
  • 444
  • Lost in Shangri-la
  • Mitchell Zuckoff
  • English
  • 15 August 2020
  • 9780061988356