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Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption /

by Hillenbrand, Laura.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, c2010Description: xviii, 473 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781400064168 (alk. paper); 9780679603757 (ebook).Subject(s): Zamperini, Louis, 1917- | United States. Army Air Forces. Heavy Bombardment Group, 307th | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography | Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area | Long-distance runners -- United States -- BiographySummary: On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-457) and index.

On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor.

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