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Rear Admiral Byrd And The Polar Expeditions

With An Account Of His Life And Achievements

by Coram Foster

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11928324M
    ISBN 101430489707
    ISBN 109781430489702


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Rear Admiral Byrd And The Polar Expeditions: With An Account Of His Life And AchievementsAuthor: Coram Foster. Rear Admiral Byrd and the Polar Expeditions, with an Account of His Life and Achievements (Including by Special Permission the Message of Geographic Society, Washington, D.

C.). Richard E. Byrd, in full Richard Evelyn Byrd, (born OctoWinchester, Virginia, U.S.—died MaBoston, Massachusetts), U.S. naval officer, pioneer aviator, and polar explorer best known for his explorations of Antarctica using airplanes and other modern technical resources.

Life. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy inByrd was commissioned an ensign in. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t4hn0nx40 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. Admiral Richard Byrd’s Dog, Igloo Admiral Richard E. Byrd with Igloo, his Pet Wire Fox Terrier, Portrait, circa ’s.

(Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images) The animals taken on polar expeditions are almost invariably powerful sled dogs that will be put to good use, getting the exploration team and equipment over the. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, Coram.

Rear Admiral Byrd and the polar expeditions. New York, A.L. Burt []. Get this from a library. Rear Admiral Byrd and the polar expeditions: with an account of his life and achievements.

[Coram Foster]. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, historic American icon famous for his explorations of the Earth’s polar extremities, was widely regarded during his lifetime as a pioneer and hero.

A decorated naval officer, Byrd even received the Medal of Honor in for his alleged flight to the North Pole (though the legitimacy of this claim was later. Rear Admiral Bird And The Polar Expeditions By Coram Foster 1st Ed ed libra. Shipped with USPS Media Mail.

very good condition. ex library edition first edition pub june spine intact. no writing in book. moderate wear on coverSeller Rating: % positive. Rear Admiral Richard E.

Byrd () was an international hero best known for his accomplishments in pioneer aviation and polar exploration. Recipient of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for navigating the first flight over the North Pole inhe also was honored for /5(2).

Byrd Expedition in Antarctica Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr., USN (Octo – Ma ) was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration.

He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States, and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and. results for admiral byrd Save admiral byrd to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow admiral byrd to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.

Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr., USN () was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics.

Admiral Richard Byrd book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Admiral Byrd's story is an amazing one--every bit as thrilling as the stories of Scott's or Shackleton's expeditions. This pretty much reads like an adventure novel.

While I kind of think Rink went a little overboard at times with the dramatic language /5. Operation HIGHJUMP, officially titled The United States Navy Antarctic Developments Program, –, was a United States Navy operation organized by Rear Admiral Richard E.

Byrd, Jr., USN (Ret), Officer in Charge, Task Fo and led by Rear Admiral Richard H. Cruzen, USN, Commanding Officer, Task Force Operation HIGHJUMP commenced 26 August and ended in late. In Admiral Byrd published his account of the North polar flight in a book titled Skyward.

On page Byrd reveals the following information: “When our calculations showed us to be about an hour from the Pole, I noticed through the cabin window a bad leak in the oil tank of the starboard motor. Who was Admiral Richard Byrd.

Richard Evelyn Byrd was an American Rear Admiral who was a pioneer aviator and polar explorer. He claimed that his polar expeditions were the first to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by air. A claim later debated by polar and aviation experts. In he flew across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to.

If Rear Admiral Byrd claimed that his south polar expedition was "the most important expedition in the history of the world," and if, after he returned from the expedition, he remarked, "The present expedition has opened up a new vast land," it would be strange and inexplicable how such a great discovery of a new land area as large as North.

by Erich J. Choron from GreyFalcon Website InAdmiral Richard E. Byrd led 4, military troops from the U.S., Britain and Australia in an invasion of Antarctica called “Operation Highjump”, and at least one follow-up expedition.

That is fact. It is undeniable. But the part of the story that is seldom told, at least in “official” circles, is that Byrd and his forces. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd () made the first of his four expeditions to Antarctica between andduring which time he established the "Little America" base.

Byrd and co-pilot Floyd Bennett had claimed the first over-flight of the North Pole inbut modern aviation historians are skeptical that they reached the Pole.

Rear Adm Byrd, dir, dies. Admiral Byrd Dies at 68; Made 5 Polar Expeditions; Admiral Flew Over Both Poles and Helped Establish Antarctic as a Continent BYRD DIES AT 68; POLAR EXPLORER 5. Up for sale Rear Admiral Byrid And The Polar Expeditions with an account of his life and achievements By Coral Foster.

Published by company. June First edition. The book is in good/ very good condition. Hardcover with dust jacket, illustrated. The pages are clean and crisp, no writing.

There is the name of previous owner on the front free end shelf wear to Seller Rating: % positive. The U.S. Navy has a long history in polar exploration. As early asCaptain Charles Wilkes led the first U.S. naval expedition into Antarctic waters. In the early s, Admiral Richard E.

Byrd established an Antarctic naval base known as Little America I, led an expedition to explore further inland, and conducted the first flight over the South Pole. From –35, the second Byrd. Admiral Richard E.

Byrd was an earlyth century adventurer and explorer. He was an intrepid fellow, and if anyone could have made it to some kind of inner Earth it was him. Understanding a little more about Admiral Byrd, and the time in which he lived, might help us to understand a bit more about exactly what may have happened to s: If Rear Admiral Byrd claimed that his south polar expedition was “the most important expedition in the history of the world,” and if, after he returned from the expedition, he remarked, “The present expedition has opened up a new vast land,” it would be strange and inexplicable how such a great discovery of a new land area as large as.

But, out of frugality, perhaps, Byrd used 76 pages of the same book for the North Pole flight and an additional 8 pages for his trans-Atlantic flight infour months after the crossing by.

Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr., USN (Octo – Ma ) was an American naval officer and explorer. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor.

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd () was an international hero best known for his accomplishments in pioneer aviation and polar exploration. Recipient of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for navigating the first flight over the North Pole inhe also was honored for /5(74).

My cynical hindsight tells me the Admiral Byrd Society was born when Ed Bursk and a of his who had been with Byrd on one of his polar expeditions were sitting around over drinks, brainstorming for a project for the friend, who needed a job.

The famous freelance File Size: 2MB. Richard E. Byrd - Richard E. Byrd - Byrd’s accomplishments: Byrd was one of the world’s foremost aviators and displayed extraordinary gifts in organizing successful expeditions to Antarctica.

His major achievement was to apply the airplane, radio, camera, and other modern technical resources to these polar explorations. His five Antarctic expeditions made progressively greater use of ski.

beyond the Pole is the center of the great unknown!” – Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, U.S.N., before his seven-hour flight over land beyond the North Pole.

April 6. “Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd to Establish Satellite Base at the South Pole.” – International News Service April File Size: 2MB. Igloo (Iggy), Pet, Mascot Polar Expeditions. During the five expeditionary trips Admiral Richard Byrd and his party made to the North Pole for the purposes of exploration and map making, he became an international hero, and during his lifetime received numerous awards: 22 citations and special commendations, 9 were for bravery and 2 for extraordinary heroism in saving the lives of : Pine Ridge Pet Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk.

Byrd, a pioneer aviator and polar explorer, planned three of his Antarctic expeditions at Wickyup. He also wrote his last book, Alone, here and drafted what became the Antarctic Treaty of Byrd was a pioneer in the development of long-range, transoceanic, and high altitude flying and was the first to fly over both the North and South Poles.

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd () was an international hero best known for his accomplishments in pioneer aviation and polar exploration. Recipient of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for navigating the first flight over the North Pole inhe also was honored for his trans-Atlantic flight.

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See more ideas about Hollow earth, Operation highjump and Richard e byrd pins. As the culminating volume of Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr.’s renowned expeditions, this is the comprehensive autobiography of a man who knew no limits.

From his earliest days as a. "Rear-Admiral Byrd," The Auckland Star: ; "Rear Admiral Byrd Receives Explorers Club Medal," The Explorers Journal, June- September, ; "Rear-Admiral Byrd's Visit to New Zealand as an Ambassador of Friendly Goodwill," The British-American Co-operator: May, ; "Rear-Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd," The Legenda: Rear Admiral Richard E.

Byrd - Typed Letter Signed 12/21/ - Item The famed polar explorer signs a letter to 'Bim', discussing booking future lectures, not wanting to 'lose a nickel on any date you are able to book for me'.

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Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd () was an international hero best known for his accomplishments in pioneer aviation and polar exploration.

Recipient of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor for navigating the first flight over the North Pole in .Formal commissioning ceremony for Little America V.

Admirals Byrd and Dufek salute the flag before the men of the Mobile Construction Battalion's Honor Guard. Admiral Byrd is on the right.