Unbroken

Early Life

Louis Zamperini is born

1917

Torrance California, 26th January

Louie Starts Running

1 Jun 1932

Louie decides to clean up his life and starts running with his brother, Pete.

Louis Qualifies for the 1936 Olympics

1936

Places 8th in 1936 Olympics

7 Aug 1936

Military Training-Before Crash

Pearl Harbor

1941

Louis enlists in Army

1941

Louis is Deployed

1942

Meets Phillips And crew

26 Aug 1942

Assigned to B-24D

Ordered to Hawaii

2 Nov 1942

SUPERMAN Crew

549 Holes

Apr 1943

Superman out of service. Comes back from mission w/ 549 holes

Louis runs mile in 4:12

26 May 1943

He is assigned to Green Hornet. Crash them in the middle of the pacific.

The Pacific

Phillips, Mac, Louie...

Jun 1943

Only survivors

Down in the Pacific Blue

Jun 1943

Japanese Bomber Finds Them

23 Jun 1943

Have to go in water to avoid bullets. Louie fights off sharks.

Mac Dies

28 Jun 1943

Wrap him and drop him in the ocean. Small Eulogy.

Captured by Japanese Vessel

12 Jul 1943

47 days on raft.

POW Camps

Transferred multiple times from POW camps.

30 September 1944

Treated ok until he meets "the bird" on Omori

Tormented by "The Bird"

19 Nov 1944 - 28 Feb 1945

Every camp he goes the bird is waiting for him

First Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan

6 Aug 1945

Second dropped on Nagasaki, Japan

9 Aug 1945

Japan Surrenders War is over.

4 September 1945

louie is taken home

17 Sep 1945

on a B-24

AFTER WAR

Louie meets his family

16 October 1945

MARRIES Cynthia Applewhite

1946

Plans to kill the Bird

Jan 1946 - Oct 1949

Becomes raging alcoholic.

Attends Billy Grams sermon

20 Oct 1949

Remembers promise to god.

FORGIVENESS

Sep 1950

FORGIVES ALL POW CAMP GUARDS! Visits Japan

Bird is dead...

1 October 1950