Vanished [sound recording] : the sixty-year search for the missing men of World War II / Wil S. Hylton.
- CD Audiobook
- ISBN: 9781470382803
- ISBN: 1470382806
- Description: 9 sound discs (9 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2013.
- 1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Audio Books||CD/ 940.5426966/Hylton (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|General Note:|| Compact disc.
Title from container.
In container (17 cm.).
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrated by Chris Sorensen.
|Summary:|| On September 1, 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the tiny Pacific archipelago of Palau, leaving behind a trail of mysteries. For more than sixty years, the U.S. government, the children of the missing airmen, and a maverick team of scientists and scuba divers searched the archipelago for clues with cutting-edge technology and unyielding determination. They crawled through thickets of mangrove and slogged into groves of poison trees, flew over the islands in private planes shooting infrared photography, trolled the water with magnetometers and side-scan sonar, and launched grid searches on the seafloor, but the trail seemed to lead nowhere. Now, in a spellbinding narrative, Wil S. Hylton weaves together the true tale of the missing men, their final days, the loved ones left wondering, and the broad sweep of world events that converged upon their last mission.
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