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The Airmen and the Headhunters : A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II (Paperback)

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November 1944: Their B-24 bomber shot down on what should have been an easy mission off the Borneo coast, a scattered crew of Army airmen cut themselves loose from their parachutes--only to be met by loincloth-wearing natives silently materializing out of the mountainous jungle. Would these Dayak tribesmen turn the starving airmen over to the hostile Japanese occupiers? Or would the Dayaks risk vicious reprisals to get the airmen safely home in a desperate game of hide-and-seek?

A cinematic survival story featuring a bamboo airstrip built on a rice paddy, a mad British major, and a blowpipe-wielding army that helped destroy one of the last Japanese strongholds, "The Airmen and the Headhunters" is also a gripping tale of wartime heroism unlike any other you have read.

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Publisher Mariner Books
Mfg Part# 9780156033251
SKU 207886362
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0156033259
Release Date 1/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0289
Publisher Mariner Books
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