Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - Part II, Chapters 6-8 Summary & Analysis

Laura Hillenbrand
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Part II begins with Chapter 6 called "The Flying Coffin." The name of the chapter is in reference to a common nickname for the B-24 bomber, a plane with a reputation at the time for being difficult to fly and prone to crashes. Louis was sent to Washington state where he was trained as a bombardier on a B-24 crew headed by pilot Russell Phillips, who was known by his men as Phil.

Phil was a devoutly religious man from Indiana and engaged to be married. He and Louis shared living quarters along with the rest of the crew while learning to fly the B-24. After ,they were sent to an airfield in California where they were assigned to a plane, which they named Super Man. They then flew to Oahu, Hawaii.

Chapter 7 is called "This is it, boys." In...

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