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

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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea.Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hilton’s bestselling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals.

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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story ofSurvival, Adventure, and the MostIncredible Rescue Mission ofWorld War IIby Mitchell ZuckoffOn May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded atransport plane for a sightseeing trip over Shangri-La, a beautiful andmysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch NewGuinea.Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hiltons bestselling novelLost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriorsrumored to be cannibals.But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival whe

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