The Raft is a soldier's straightforward report of his thirty-four-day ordeal adrift in a tiny raft in the Pacific with two other men and almost no equipment or supplies during WWII. The story is engaging by reason of its remarkable events, rather than any felicity of style or depth of reflection.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yeremenko - LibraryThing
Interesting read about one of the great survival stories of all time. This book gives a great insight into the culture of the 1940s as well as the details of how these men survived. Interestingly ... Read full review
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Reporter Robert Trumbull's book "The Raft" tells the story of Harold Dixon, Tony Pastula and George Aldrich. The trio's plane crashed in the ocean during World War II and they floated in a rubber raft ... Read full review