Louis Zamperini during a news conference, in Pasadena, Calif. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, was the subject of a book “Unbroken” and a movie with the same name. He died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was 97.
Louis Zamperini during a news conference, in Pasadena, Calif. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, was the subject of a book “Unbroken” and a movie with the same name. He died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was 97. Nick Ut 2014 AP file photo
Louis Zamperini during a news conference, in Pasadena, Calif. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, was the subject of a book “Unbroken” and a movie with the same name. He died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was 97. Nick Ut 2014 AP file photo

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