â€śA lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whewâ€”what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" â€”Simon Winchester, author of AtlanticÂ Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot. Fans of Hampton Sidesâ€™ Ghost Soldiers, Marcus Luttrellâ€™s Lone Survivor, and David Grannâ€™s The Lost Cityof Z will be captivated by Zuckoffâ€™s masterfullyrecounted, all-true story of danger, daring, determination, and discovery injungle-clad New Guinea during the final days of WWII.