Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II - Study Guide Chapters 16-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16. Rammy and Doc. On Saturday, May 19, 1945, nearly a full week after the crash of the Gremlin Special, a C-47 flew low above the clearing and dropped medics Rammy and Doc. The drop was a dangerous one that could have resulted in both men's death. However, despite being blown off course and Rammy twisting his ankle, the two men made it down without a hitch. The survivors watched from the ground, praying the two men would make it safely to them. They would not know their fate, however, for several hours. The medics were surrounded by natives when they landed, but they were not hostile and, in fact, offered several teenagers to show them where the survivors were.

After collecting their supplies, the two medics made a hot meal for the survivors, the first they had had in nearly a week. Then Doc...

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