By Mitchell Zuckoff
#1 New York occasions bestseller!
Frozen in Time is a gripping actual tale of survival, bravery, and honor within the mammoth Arctic desert in the course of international conflict II, from the writer of New York instances bestseller Lost in Shangri-La.
On November five, 1942, a US shipment airplane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. 4 days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue undertaking turned misplaced in a stunning hurricane and in addition crashed. Miraculously, all 9 males on board survived, and the U.S. army introduced a bold rescue operation. yet after picking out up one guy, the Grumman Duck amphibious aircraft flew right into a serious typhoon and vanished.
Frozen in Time tells the tale of those crashes and the destiny of the survivors, bringing vividly to existence their conflict to undergo 148 days of the brutal Arctic wintry weather, till an excursion headed via famed Arctic explorer Bernt Balchen introduced them to safeguard. Mitchell Zuckoff takes the reader deep into the main adversarial surroundings in the world, via hurricane-force winds, vicious blizzards, and subzero temperatures.
Moving ahead to at the present time, he recounts the efforts of the Coast defend and North South Polar Inc. – led by way of indefatigable dreamer Lou Sapienza – who labored for years to unravel the secret of the Duck’s final flight and recuperate the continues to be of its crew.
A breathtaking mixture of puzzle and event Mitchell Zuckoff's Frozen in Time: An Epic tale of Survival and a latest Quest for misplaced Heroes of worldwide battle II is additionally a poignant reminder of the sacrifices of our army team of workers and a tribute to the standard heroism of the USA Coast Guard.