His plane crashes in the sea and he and a couple friends are left stranded, where they are finally found by the Japanese and sent to a Prisoner of War Camp. Louis Zamperini’s family moved from France to America where he had a tough time adjusting at first.
In Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea the crew of the Essex is set adrift in the Pacific forcing them to break the boundaries set by society and do whatever it takes to survive. As the whaleship Essex made its whaling trip through the Pacific, a vicious attack by a whale, poor decisions, depleted rations, and extreme starvation lead to cannibalism. To begin, a catastrophic event first turns the crew of the Essex towards cannibalism as they are forced to limit their supplies of food and water. As the whaleship Essex made it’s way across the Pacific, an eighty-five foot sperm whale causes the ship to sink. This event put the lives of the crew of the Essex in danger and limited their food and water supplies to all that they could carry in three small whaleboats.
However, he was unlucky and has not caught a single fish for eighty-four days, and everyone thought he will fail and did not have faith in him. Even the parents of the boy Manolin wanted him to stay away from Santiago. Despite these judgments, Santiago does not give up and he still clings on to his dream of catching a big fish, so he went out further in the sea. He works hard for his goals, and finally caught a huge marlin. Santiago struggles physically and mentally with the huge marlin and his unlucky fate.
As the whaling ship, the Pequod, sets sail. The Crew doesn’t see Captain Ahab for a few days of being aboard the ship. When they finally see him he makes the three harpooners and his three mates take a blood oath to killing Moby Dick. After a few months of being on the journey they see the white whale and go after him. After hours of hunting him it becomes dark and Ahab is still going after him while all the crew is trying to get him to give up.
The Nian got terrified and ran back into the ocean. When the villagers returned back to the village they were all amazed by how the old lady had not been attacked she told them that Nina was afraid of light, red and loud noises. From that year on the last day of the Lunar year the villagers would all wear red, light firer crackers and make as much noise as they could. They never saw the Nian form then
The men immediately saw the boat and muffled something into a radio. Jacob realized the men and he started going the other direction, “Zzzzzzeeeeeee!”, his engine broke and he was stuck a few miles away from land and he did not know how to swim. Luckily for him there was a life vest in the bottom cabinet of the boat he put it on and jumped into the water. Suddenly a thought came into the Jacob’s mind, “SHARKS!” , Jacob thought, the boy is terrified of sharks. He propelled his hands as fast as he could.
In the book, Endurance by Alfred Lansing, Shackleton and 27 other men are on a sailboat to cross the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. They run into ice trouble and the boat crashes leaving them with all they could take and the three escape boats, the Caird, the Docker, and the Wills. They travel to Elephant Island where from there Wild, one of Shackleton’s second hand men, and 21 other 0men stay on the island living off animals they could catch or kill. Shackleton and 5 men sail for South Georgia Island and arrive the men on Elephant Island are rescued and not a single man dies on the voyage. The men are constantly faced with bad situations that only the personality as a group made it possible for them to overcome it.
WHY PEOPLE FEAR THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE (Behind the Illuminati of course) Ryland N. J. Bass Lieutenant Charles C. Taylor and his “Flight 19” Navy Avenger Torpedo bombers crew disappeared over the oceanic area between the Florida keys and Puerto Rico known as the Bermuda Triangle on December 5, 1945, during a test flight, without a known cause, trace, or hint of where the wreckage was. On the 5 of December, “Flight 19” radio signals disappeared over the strange area. No messages, distress signals or any sign of struggle was ever heard by the Pilot crew or the workers at Naval base. The search lasted 3 weeks.Official navy reporters described it “as if the they had flown to mars.” The ships remain lost and unfound. Searchers and researchers were
Pi soon realizes that his parents are not coming for him and that thought crushes his spirit. Combining that with his absolute fear of the hyena, pi wastes away his days on the tarp, sleeping. The first time that Pi realizes that Richard Parker is still on the boat, the author details Richard Parker’s appearance and contrasts that with Pi’s. The size difference of Richard Parker and Pi emphasizes the sheer helplessness of Pi and his
Icarus flew too close to the sun his wax begins to melt and he fell into the deep blue sea and drowned. Icarus body was carried by the shore. When men fly they intend to catch a lot of heat. If he flew to low and been able to complete his journey of lived the rest of his days living in
They were picked up by Japanese boat and transport to POW camps where they were brutally treated. The Japanese aimed to destroy the dignity of all americans to make them feel as if they are lesser beings. The decimation of dignity in Louis’ and others in POW camps left a lasting impact on the men showing that dignity is an essential basic right. The Japanese aimed to destroy the most painful and deadly parts of being human or know as the mentality of POW’s. Specific Japanese soldiers aimed the most cruelly at them,such as The Bird or The Quack.
One of the whales, named Tilikum, who recently died in January of 2017, was kidnapped from the ocean at the young age of two. A man named Ted Griffin, who helped capture the whales, killed a mother whale in front of her daughter, to later be named Shamu; the first performing whale at SeaWorld. Since then, SeaWorld no longer takes orcas from the sea, because they have enough whales at SeaWorld to birth their own. This just adds to the fact that SeaWorld is
The prison is a large open camp surrounded by a barbed wire fence. We were forced to march from the hospital to the railroad it took 6 days they forced us to march with no food or water 60 miles. If you fell behind, talked to guards, or tried to help someone they either beat you or killed you. I watched in horror as an officer refused to give up his wedding ring and he was forced to his knees and beheaded. Men simply fell over dead from exhaustion.
LOST in the Pacific, 1942 The book my report is over is " LOST in the PACIFIC, 1942" ,the author of said book is Tod Olson. This is a true story of survival that captivated a nation at war. This takes place during World War II, October 21, 1942. A group of World War II soldiers crash landed a B-171 bomber in the pacific and were left to survive with no food or water on tiny inflatable rafts. The water was shark invested and was close to near enemy territory.
“When the Emperor was Divine” is a novel written by Julie Otsuka. The novel is about a Japanese American family being sent to an internment camp during World War II. One of the major themes was isolation and separation as their father arrested by the FBI and was separated from his family and the mother and her two children are removed from their home and forced into internment camps, which were fenced and surrounded by desert, isolating them from the rest of the world. Because the family is uncertain about their future, they hope for the best to keep their minds off of their current suffering. In the camp, the boy imagines what his friends are thinking about him and his family being away.