Vanished

by Wil S. Hylton
Vanished
  • ISBN-13: 9781594632860
  • Author(s): Wil S. Hylton
  • Subject: 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000|world history: from c 1900 -
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Riverhead
  • Publication Date: 04-12-2014
  • Format: p/b

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In Autumn 1944, a massive American bomber carrying 11 men vanished over the Pacific islands of Palau, leaving a trail of mysteries. According to mission reports from the Army Air Forces, the plane crashed in shallow water, but when investigators went to find it, the wreckage wasn't there. Witnesses saw the crew parachute to safety, yet the airmen were never seen again. Now, in a spellbinding narrative, Wil S. Hylton weaves together the true story of the missing men, their final mission, the families they left and the real reason their disappearance remained a mystery.
About the book

In Autumn 1944, a massive American bomber carrying 11 men vanished over the Pacific islands of Palau, leaving a trail of mysteries. According to mission reports from the Army Air Forces, the plane crashed in shallow water, but when investigators went to find it, the wreckage wasn't there. Witnesses saw the crew parachute to safety, yet the airmen were never seen again. Now, in a spellbinding narrative, Wil S. Hylton weaves together the true story of the missing men, their final mission, the families they left and the real reason their disappearance remained a mystery.