"This book tells about an incident that has been hidden for too many years. It's a fascinating adventure that stands out from all the other wartime experiences I have heard about."--Charles Martin, former "Hump" pilot"This book will be fascinating to anyone even casually interested in the politics of my country."--Losang Gyatso, Tibetan artist and actor"A well-rendered story of WWII action and adventure, one with plenty of twists and operational pointers for future warriors."--"Kirkus Reviews""Authors Starks and Murcutt absorbingly recount the political conquest of Tibet through the story of these five young men's unwitting embroilment in an international incident and their extraordinary journey home.""--Publishers Weekly" online"""This is a fine story of courage and diplomacy that presents invaluable information on a little-known theater of WWII and insight into the Tibet-China political situation.""--Booklist""This is a 'must-read' for mountaineers and history buffs alike. I was absorbed and moved."--Amanda Daflos, Director, Special Projects, International Mountain Explorers Connection
About the Author
Richard Starks and Miriam Murcutt have traveled extensively in some of the more remote parts of the world. They live in Boulder, Colorado.