Survival stories | Pocketmags.com

Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 290+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 25000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade Now for $9.99 Learn more
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Survival stories

Meet the hardy souls who have survived shipwrecks, plane crashes and cave-ins – Gavin Mortimer makes the introductions…

Born Survivors

ANDES ORDEAL

Dramatised in both print and film, the story of the Uruguayan airplane that crashed in the Andes in 1972 continues to enthral. Several passengers were killed in the crash, and more died in an avalanche, but sixteen survived, mostly rugby players who’d been on their way to a match in Chile. They were forced to eat flesh from the dead and endured sub-zero temperatures before being rescued, after 72 days of freezing hell.

The 1972 wreckage of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571
ALAMY X2, GETTY X3, MARY EVANS X1, PA X2, TOPFOTO X1, REX X1, ISTOCK X2
READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of BBC History Revealed Magazine - January 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - January 2016
$4.99
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.15 per issue
3 back issues free!
SAVE
37%
Was $40.99
Now $40.99
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.15 per issue
SAVE
10%
$26.99
Or 2699 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.61 per issue
$4.99
Or 499 points

View Issues

About BBC History Revealed Magazine

The January 2016 issue of History Revealed