Short Essay On Unbroken

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The novel Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand explores the deprivation and challenges for Louie “Louis” Zamperini who was a prisoner of war by the Japanese during World War II. Laura Hillenbrand narrative, non-fiction book that recounts the biography of Louie Zamperini, an Italian American from Torrance, California. Louie experience despair and questioning his self-identity after the captive. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand was published by Random House on November 16, 2010, about seventy-one years after the WWII .In this novel, the author reveal a story of a forgotten war solider who bared the unforgettable. Louis “Louie” Zamperini is a son of an Italian immigrant family. He spends his adolescence stealing and getting into fights. Pete helps focus Louie’s unrestrained energy by getting…show more content…
Louie decides to enlist into the Air Force. Eventually after military training, Louie becomes a bombardier. On a mission, across the Pacific Ocean the plane crashes into the ocean. Only Louie Zamperini, Phil Phillips, and Francis Mac McNamara survives. Drifting on an inflatable life-raft the men have no food, little water, and no preservation from the blistering sun or the sharks that constantly attacking them. Due to unbearable condition Mac dies of dietary deficiency. After forty-seven days on the raft, Louie and Phil are “rescued” from a passing Japanese military ship. The Japanese convey Louie and Phil to a prisoner of war called "Execution Island" where they place them in little confines, give them no nourishment, and infuse them with test chemicals. Rather than executing them, the Japanese send Louie and Phil to separate work camps in Japan. At the Omori camp, one of the head director, Mutsuhito "The Bird" Watanabe, singles out Louie for passionate and physical torment. The Bird feels intense manhandling the detainees and conceives that on the off chance that he can break the soul of the
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