Dangerous crossings: the first modern polar expedition, 1925
Naval Institute Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 206 pages
This dramatic account fully documents the pioneering overflight of some 30,000 square miles of the High Arctic in open-cockpit biplanes.
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Beyond the Barrier: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica
Limited preview - 1997
two Planning the First Modern Expedition
three The Expedition Sails North
four Etah at Last
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