Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

by Laura Hillenbrand
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In Unbroken, what places did Louie travel from Hawaii to Japan?

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In this question, I assume that you are asking about the stops that Louie Zamperini made after leaving Hawaii on the fateful search mission that ended up with his plane crashing and him eventually becoming a prisoner of the Japanese.

Zamperini and his crewmates took off from Oahu, in the Hawaiian Islands.  They were supposed to search for a plane that had crashed near Palmyra Atoll, something like 200 miles south of Hawaii.  Zamperini’s plane crashed during the mission and he and the other survivors spent 47 days floating on life rafts. 

Eventually, they reached land.  On p. 180, they were told that they were “on an atoll in the Marshall Islands.”  The Marshall Islands had been part of a League of Nations mandate...

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