The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II

The Airmen and the Headhunters

A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II

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ISBN10: 0156033259 ISBN13: 9780156033251 Publisher: Mariner Books Published: Jan 15 2009 Pages: 289 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Describes how the American Army crew of a B-24 bomber, shot down over Japanese-occupied Borneo in November 1944 were rescued by native Dayak tribesmen, one-time headhunters who returned to their long-renounced ritual in order to protect the airmen and help bring down one of Japan's final strongholds. Reprint.

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