The Raft

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Naval Institute Press, 1992 - History - 213 pages
When a plane carrying three airmen fails to return from its bombing mission on January 16, 1942, the U.S. Navy can afford only a brief search before giving the men up as dead. Pacific Ocean resources are stretched thin following the destruction at Pearl Harbor that led America into war a month earlier. But the three airmen survive their crash.

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User Review  - wunderlong88 - LibraryThing

One of the greatest survival stories of all time. A few downed World War pilots survive over 50 days in a raft with no rations or water. Although an adult book, this would easily be read by junior ... Read full review

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

Reporter Robert Trumbull's book "The Raft" tells the story of Harold Dixon, Tony Pastula and George Aldrich. The trio's plane crashed in the ocean during World War II and they floated in a rubber raft ... Read full review

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