The Search for The Lost Army: The National Geographic and Harvard University Expedition
by Gary S. Chafetz
BASED ON A TRUE STORY : In one of history’s greatest ancient disasters, a Persian army of 50,000 soldiers was suffocated by a hurricane-force sandstorm in 525 BC in Egypt’s Western Desert. No trace of this conquering army, hauling huge quantities of looted gold and silver, has ever surfaced. This story is about the author’s intriguing search.