Frozen in time: an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II
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Published:
New York : HarperCollins, [2013].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
ISBN:
9780062133434, 0062133438
Physical Desc:
xiii, 391 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 8.2 - AR Pts: 18
Status:
Wright Farms - Adult Nonfiction
HISTORY MILITARY WW 2 i
Description

In Nov. 1942, a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap. The B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed; miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting to stay alive while waiting for rescue by famed explorer Bernt Balchen. In 2012 the U.S. Coast Guard and North South Polar mounted an expedition to solve the mystery of the vanished plane and recover the remains of the lost plane's crew.

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.2, 18 Points

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-377) and index.
Description
In Nov. 1942, a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap. The B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed; miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting to stay alive while waiting for rescue by famed explorer Bernt Balchen. In 2012 the U.S. Coast Guard and North South Polar mounted an expedition to solve the mystery of the vanished plane and recover the remains of the lost plane's crew.
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Accelerated Reader,UG,8.2,18.0,163700
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zuckoff, M. (2013). Frozen in time: an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II. First edition. New York: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Zuckoff, Mitchell. 2013. Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II. New York: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Zuckoff, Mitchell, Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II. New York: HarperCollins, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Zuckoff, Mitchell. Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II. First edition. New York: HarperCollins, 2013. Print.

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