Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Mitchell Zuckoff
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Chapters 1-3

• In Chapter 1, in May 1945, a Western Union messenger made his way to Patrick Hastings in Owego, New York to tell Patrick Hastings that his daughter was missing.

• Margaret Hastings had two sisters, and her mother had died.

• In Chapter 2, Margaret was a secretary at Hollandia, New Guinea and was part of the Far East Air Service Command or Fee-Ask under Colonel Peter Prossen.

• Colonel Peter Prossen wrote to his wife and three children, and discussed how his soldiers suffered from a lack of morale because of separation from their family and harsh conditions of New Guinea.

• Prossen started to offer sightseeing tours to his men and planned a sightseeing trip over the valley which was dubbed "Shangri-La."

• In Chapter 3, Colonel Ray T. Elsmore was on a reconnaissance flight and the copilot Major Myron Grimes were supposed to find a site for a New Guinea runway.

• Grimes...

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