Judith M. Heimann
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At the close of World War II, a U.S. plane was shot down over the jungles of Borneo. For seven months, survivors lived among a headhunting tribe, hiding from the Japanese. Author Judith Heimann tells their story.
In late 1944, seven U.S. Army airmen crashed on the island of Borneo and were rescued by a native jungle tribe. In her new book, author Judith Heimann recounts the story of their protection by natives as Japanese hunt them on the mountainous island.