Fatal North: Adventure Survival Abaord USS Polaris 1ST U S Expedition North Pole
Beginning as America's first attempt to reach the North Pole, an expedition ended with the captain's suspicious death, a brutal struggle for survival, and a government cover-up. This harrowing account of the 130-year old mystery of the "U.S.S. Polaris" presents information from transcripts of the Navy inquest, the ship's log, autopsy and forensic reports, and the personal papers of the captain and crew.
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Fatal north: adventure and survival aboard USS Polaris, the first U. S. expedition to the North PoleUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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