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Lost Over Laos

Lost Over Laos

A True Story Of Tragedy, Mystery, And Friendship

In 1971, as American forces hastened their withdrawal from Vietnam, a helicopter was hit by enemy fire over Laos and exploded in a fireball, killing four top combat photographers: Larry Burrows of Life magazine, Henri Huet of Associated Press, Kent Potter of United Press International, and Keisaburo Shimamoto of Newsweek. The remoteness of the crash site made a recovery attempt impossible. When the war ended four years later, the war zone was sealed off and the helicopter incident faded from the headlines. But two journalist colleagues-the authors of this book-returned to Laos twenty-seven years later to resolve mysteries about the crash and pay homage to their lost friends.
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Genre: Nonfiction / History / Asia

On Sale: December 17th 2008

Price: $2.99 / $3.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 352

ISBN-13: 9780786740949

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