By Brian Murphy

ISBN-10: 0306823284

ISBN-13: 9780306823282

ISBN-10: 0306824523

ISBN-13: 9780306824524

ISBN-10: 1490674136

ISBN-13: 9781490674131

"A riveting...saga of survival opposed to ambitious odds" (Washington Post) approximately one guy who survived an international battle II airplane crash in Alaska's harsh Yukon territory
Shortly ahead of Christmas in 1943, 5 military aviators left Alaska's Ladd box on a regimen flight to check their swiftly retrofitted B-24 Liberator in harsh iciness stipulations. The challenge led to a crash that claimed all yet one-Leon Crane, a urban child from Philadelphia with out desert adventure. With little greater than a parachute for protection and an previous Boy Scout knife in his pocket, Crane now chanced on himself on my own in subzero temperatures. Crane knew, as did the Ladd box crews who searched unsuccessfully for the crash web site, that his likelihood of survival dropped quickly with each one passing day.

But Crane did have the ability to stick alive within the grip of the Yukon wintry weather for almost twelve weeks and, amazingly, walked out of the ordeal intact.

81 Days lower than Zero recounts, for the 1st time, the complete tale of Crane's notable saga. In a drama of remarkable unravel and moments of extra special good fortune, Crane discovered to outlive within the Yukon's unforgiving wilds. His is a story of the skill to suffer severe stipulations, excessive loneliness, and flashes of uncooked terror-and emerge superior than before.

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