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Where hell freezes over : a story of amazing bravery and survival / David A. Kearns.

Kearns, David A., (author.).
Book Book (2005.)
Description: viii, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2005.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction TL 553.9 .K43 2005 (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Adult Nonfiction 998 KEA (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0312342055
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-286).
Contents: Preface: Ice and Silence -- Thurston Island -- Operation Highjump: Task Force 68 -- USS Pine Island -- Panama and the Ride South -- The George 1's Last Flight: A Ride That Would Cost Them Plenty -- Day 1 on the Ice -- Day 2 -- Day 3 -- A Little Knowledge Is Dangerous, Fear Is Contagious: Day 4 -- Aboard Ships: Day 5 -- Skuas: Day 6 -- Formal Burial Service for Lopez, Hendersin, and Williams: Day 7 -- Murphy's Law: Day 8 -- Salvo: Day 9 -- Spirits Drop: Days 10, 11, and 12 -- Six Alive! Six Alive! Day 13 -- Rescue: Day 14 -- Aboard PI Again -- Homeward Run -- News Conference -- The Rest of the Story, the Rest of Their Lives -- Bringing Them Home? -- The Last Word: Differences of Opinion and for the Record.
Summary: Documents the 1946 survival story of six Navy officers whose Martin Mariner Seaplane crashed in the Antarctic during a "white-out" snowstorm, describing the harrowing conditions from which they escaped over the course of thirteen days.

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Kearns, David A. "Where hell freezes over : a story of amazing bravery and survival." New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2005.

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