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The Airmen and the Headhunters
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JUDITH M. HEIMANN is a career diplomat and the author of The Most Offending Soul Alive. She spent seven years living in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, and speaks Indonesian. She traveled to three continents and interviewed all the surviving Dayaks and airmen in her research for this book. She lives in Washington, D.C., and Brussels.

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A career diplomat who has served in Southeast Asia, Heimann chronicles the adventures of a group of U.S. Navy airmen during World War II. Shot down by the Japanese over Borneo, they found themselves confronting loincloth-clad natives with a tradition of head-hunting. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

PRAISE FOR THE AIRMEN AND THE HEADHUNTERS
With her title alone . . . Heimann rivets one's attention.--The Washington Post Book World Heimann brings a visceral urgency to one of WWII's most unlikely tales . . . Along the way, she makes us--like the airmen--rethink our definitions of civilized and savage.--Entertainment Weekly

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