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

By: Hillenbrand, Laura.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: xviii, 473 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781400064168 (alk. paper); 1400064163 (alk. paper).Other title: World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption | World War Two story of survival, resilience, and redemption | WWII story of survival, resilience, and redemption.Subject(s): Zamperini, Louis, 1917- | 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 | United States. Army Air Forces. Heavy Bombardment Group, 307th | Long-distance runners -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 940.54/7252092 | B Summary: 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. 405-457) 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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