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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 13-15 Summary

Mitchell Zuckoff
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Chapters 13-15 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 13. Come What May. Earl Walter Jr.'s unit, the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion (special), were told about the survivors and their potential role in their rescue. Earl Walter Jr. went to his men with a report of the mission, warning his men of the danger. Despite these warnings, all of Walter's men volunteered to go into Shangri-La valley with him.

Chapter 14. Five-By-Five. The next morning, a supply plane flew over the clearing and dropped supply crates down to the survivors. McCollom and Decker went into the forest to collect the first crate while Margaret kept track of where the others fell. McCollom and Decker quickly returned with a radio set nicknamed a walkie-talkie. For the first time in five days they were able to speak with someone from the outside world. McCollom broke the news to the radio man on the C-47 flying...

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