Fatal North: Adventure and Survival Aboard USS Polaris, the First U.S. Expedition to the North Pole
Beginning in glory, the Polaris expedition to the North Pole ended in a struggle for survival on the polar ice, in scandalous charges of cannibalism and murder, and in a shocking cover-up. Now, after 100 years, the truth of what happened is revealed through original transcripts of the Navy inquest, personal papers, the ship's log, and more. Photos & illustrations.
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In June 1871, prominent Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall set sail for the North Pole aboard the U.S.S. Polaris, never to return. After struggling for years to fund an expedition to the Pole ... Read full review