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The Resource Among the headhunters : an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle, Robert Lyman

Among the headhunters : an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle, Robert Lyman

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Among the headhunters : an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle
Title
Among the headhunters
Title remainder
an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle
Statement of responsibility
Robert Lyman
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Among the head-hunters
Title variation remainder
an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle
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Language
eng
Summary
"Flying the notorious 'Hump' route between India and China in 1943, a twin engine Curtiss-Wright C-46 plane suffered engine failure and crashed over the mountainous, remote border country. Among the passengers and crew were celebrated CBS journalist Eric Sevareid, a Soviet double-agent posing as an OSS operative, and General 'Vinegar Joe' Stillwell's personal political adviser. Against the odds, all but one of the twenty-one people on the doomed aircraft survived. But they fell from the frying pan into the fire. Disentangling themselves from their chutes the shocked survivors discovered that they had arrived in wild country dominated by a tribe with a reason to hate white men"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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NIC/DLC
Dewey number
  • 940.54/4973092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.6
LC item number
.L953 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Among the headhunters : an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle, Robert Lyman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-246) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dumbastapur -- Burmese days -- Banzai! -- The crash -- Vinegar Joe -- The passengers -- Dr. Sevareid, I presume? -- Taming the Nagas -- The 1936 punitive expedition -- The battle of Pangsha -- Return to Mokokchung -- Eric and the headhunters -- Mongsen -- The sahib of Mokokchung -- The long walk home -- Return to Chabua -- Blackie's gang
Control code
2016006387
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824678
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2016006387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Among the headhunters : an extraordinary World War II story of survival in the Burmese jungle, Robert Lyman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dumbastapur -- Burmese days -- Banzai! -- The crash -- Vinegar Joe -- The passengers -- Dr. Sevareid, I presume? -- Taming the Nagas -- The 1936 punitive expedition -- The battle of Pangsha -- Return to Mokokchung -- Eric and the headhunters -- Mongsen -- The sahib of Mokokchung -- The long walk home -- Return to Chabua -- Blackie's gang
Control code
2016006387
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824678
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2016006387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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