Mile News Tagged Louie Zamperini


Heroes of Running: Louie Zamperini

December 18, 2012

Running helped Zamperini foster the resilience he needed to endure captivity during WWII.

By Laura Hillenbrand, Runner's World

It was the spring of 1944, the height of World War II. In a Japanese torture camp, a captured American stood, ravaged by illness and shockingly emaciated, surrounded...

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Louis Zamperini at 94, Is Still ‘Unbroken’ After All These Years

August 02, 2012

He was an Olympic athlete in Berlin where he met Hitler, a Prisoner of War of the Japanese during World War II, and is still sharing his Christian faith

By Dan Wooding, ASSIST Ministries

HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Calif. -- I have interviewed some extraordinary people in my more than 43 years as a...

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Lou Zamperini dishes it out, even at Pete Carroll

June 18, 2012

Event draws 95-year-old former USC athlete whose book about his odyssey during World War II is a bestseller. His stories at a fundraiser include jabs at the former Trojans football coach.

By TJ Simers, Los Angeles Times

Pete Carroll is back in town and onstage. He's sitting beside Lou...

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Not Yet Ready for His Last Mile

February 15, 2003

''I don't consider myself a hero, but more of a grateful survivor.''

By Ira Berkow, New York Times

In June 1944, Anthony & Louise Zamperini were at their home in Torrance, Calif., when they received the following message regarding their son, an airman who at age 19 had been a member of the...

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