Little America, aerial exploration in the Antarctic the flight to the South pole by Richard Evelyn Byrd

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1st, 1928-1930,
  • Aeronautics -- Flights,
  • Antarctica,
  • South Pole

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Richard Evelyn Byrd, with 74 illustrations and maps.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 422 p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248038M

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The book includes several images from the expedition, brought to life by lively and sometimes corny anecdotes like their "homemade ice cream" floats and tales of puppies nipping at their heels, harrowing tales of men falling into the sea, and the bitter disappointment of missing the flight to the pole.

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