Army & Navy: Thoughts in the Jungle

Excerpts from the diary of an American engineer who salvaged a $500,000 bomber forced down in the jungle near the headwaters of the Amazon:

July 28—Left 1:30 p.m. on Beechcraft No. 2 and scouted jungle for three hours. No success.

July 31—Located plane in small clearing.

Aug. 6—Arrived at Turiassu. Continued to Santa Ana. Arrived 9 p.m.

Aug. 7—Stream forks. . . . Left canoes to continue on foot . . . decided to cut trail to try and locate plane. Bearings S. 72° E. . . . Put under observation by native Indians. They actually believe...

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