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Louie Zamperini… adrift in the Indian Ocean Part 2

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Louie Zamperini crashes into Indian Ocean and struggles to survive shark attacks and starvation

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The Green Hornet tumbled from the sky into the Pacific Ocean.  Eleven soldiers were aboard, all expecting to die soon.  Louie Zamperini found himself wrapped in wires and moving into the belly of the ocean.  He passed out. When he regained consciousness, the wires were gone.  How?  He began gulping sea water.   A piece of metal steadied him and he moved through an open window, pulling the cords of his Mae West.  Its chambers filled with carbon dioxide...
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