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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 6-7 Summary

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Chapters 6-7 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 6. Charms. Left alone, Margaret found herself and her two companions rapidly becoming surrounded by flames. Margaret called to McCollom who quickly returned and instructed her to move to higher ground. Margaret moved to a small ledge she had spotted above the wreckage. Margaret discovered when she reached the ledge that she had lost her shoes somehow. Not only this, but Margaret had a bad cut on one foot and hand, as well as burns on her other foot and on her lower legs. Margaret removed her undergarments and made bandages of her bra for her damaged feet.

The tail section had broken off and was setting apart from the burning wreckage. McCollom searched it and found supplies. McCollom and Decker dragged the supplies up to the women and cleaned their wounds as best as they could. Hanna died before morning.

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