Vanished

The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II
Product Number: EB00384915
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101616253
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy. In the fall of 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the Pacific islands of Palau, leaving a trail of mysteries. According to mission reports from the Army Air Forces, the plane crashed in shallow water-but when investigators went to find it, the wreckage wasn't there. Witnesses saw the crew parachute to safety, yet the airmen were never seen again. Some of their relatives whispered that they had returned to the United States in secret and lived in hiding. But they never explained why. For sixty years, the U.S. government, the children of the missing airmen, and a maverick team of scientists and scuba divers searched the islands for clues. With every clue they found, the mystery only deepened. Now, in a spellbinding narrative, Wil S. Hylton weaves together the true story of the missing men, their final mission, the families they left behind, and the real reason their disappearance remained shrouded in secrecy for so long. This is a story of love, loss, sacrifice, and faith-of the undying hope among the families of the missing, and the relentless determination of scientists, explorers, archaeologists, and deep-sea divers to solve one of the enduring mysteries of World War II.

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Author(s): Wil S. Hylton
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2013

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Author(s): Wil S. Hylton
Narrator(s): Chris Sorensen
Genre: History
Product Number C02822
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470382803
eAudio
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Author(s): Wil S. Hylton
Narrator(s): Chris Sorensen
Genre: History
Product Number Z07238
Released: Nov 05, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470382810
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Author(s): Wil S. Hylton
Narrator(s): Chris Sorensen
Genre: History
Product Number MP1137
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490603421

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