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81 days below zero : the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness, Brian Murphy with Toula Vlahou

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81 days below zero : the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness
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81 days below zero
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the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness
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Brian Murphy with Toula Vlahou
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  • Eighty one days below zero
  • Incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness
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eng
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"Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks and, amazingly, walked out of the ordeal intact. 81 Days Below Zero recounts, for the first time, the full story of Crane's remarkable saga. In a drama of staggering resolve with moments of phenomenal luck, Crane learned to survive in the Yukon's unforgiving landscape. His is a tale of the human capacity to endure extreme conditions and intense loneliness-and emerge stronger than before. "--
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81 days below zero
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Summary
Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he bailed from his B-24 Liberator before it crashed into the Arctic. Alone in subzero temperatures, Crane managed to stay alive in the dead of the Yukon winter for nearly twelve weeks and, amazingly, walked out of the ordeal intact. Murphy recounts, for the first time, the full story of Crane's remarkable saga
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Provided by publisher
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contains biographical information
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10426967
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DLC
Dewey number
940.54/4973/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D790.2
LC item number
.M87 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Brian Murphy
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the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaskas frozen wilderness
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81 days below zero : the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness, Brian Murphy with Toula Vlahou
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mount Athos, Greece -- December 21, 1943 -- December 22, 1943 -- December 23, 1943 -- June 23, 1994 -- December 25, 1943 -- December 29, 1943 -- December 29, 1943 -- December 30, 1943 -- August 31, 2006 -- January 10, 1944 -- January 19, 1944 -- February 10, 1944 -- September 15, 2006 -- March 3, 1944 -- March 9, 1944 -- March 10, 1944 -- March 13, 1944 -- March 14, 1944 -- March 7, 2007 -- September 7, 2007
Control code
20399256
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition 2015.
Extent
x, 238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306823282
Lccn
2015003484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40025044430
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • (OCoLC)ocn888556972
  • (OCoLC)888556972

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