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The Resource Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff

Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff

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Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II
Title
Frozen in time
Title remainder
an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Mitchell Zuckoff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap, the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed, miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting to stay alive while waiting for rescue by famed explorer Bernt Balchen. Then in 2012 the U.S. Coast Guard and North South Polar mount an expedition to solve the mystery of the vanished plane and recover the remains of the lost plane's crew
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Zuckoff, Mitchell
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Greenland
Label
Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-376) and index
Contents
The Duck -- Greenland -- "A mother that devours her children" -- Flying in milk -- The duck hunter -- Man down -- A light in the darkness -- The holy grail -- Short snorters -- Frozen tears -- "Don't try it" -- "MOs-- quick!" -- Taps -- Glacier worms -- Shooting out the lights -- Snublebluss -- Outwitting the Arctic -- Shitbags -- Dumbo on ice -- Iceholes -- Crossed wires -- The ten-meter anomaly -- "Some plan in this world" -- Down to the wire -- After Greenland
Control code
ocn813286791
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 391 p.
Isbn
9780062133434
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)813286791
Label
Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II, Mitchell Zuckoff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-376) and index
Contents
The Duck -- Greenland -- "A mother that devours her children" -- Flying in milk -- The duck hunter -- Man down -- A light in the darkness -- The holy grail -- Short snorters -- Frozen tears -- "Don't try it" -- "MOs-- quick!" -- Taps -- Glacier worms -- Shooting out the lights -- Snublebluss -- Outwitting the Arctic -- Shitbags -- Dumbo on ice -- Iceholes -- Crossed wires -- The ten-meter anomaly -- "Some plan in this world" -- Down to the wire -- After Greenland
Control code
ocn813286791
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 391 p.
Isbn
9780062133434
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)813286791

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