The Aerial Exploration of the Polar Regions
1897 - 1939
Andrée, Salomon A., Edward Adams-Ray, translator. Andrée
         Diaries. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1931.
         (Also published in the US as Andrée's Story by Viking
Amundsen, Roald. My Life as an Explorer. New York: Douleday,
_____, and Lincoln Ellsworth. Our Polar Flight. New York: Dodd,
_____, et al. First Crossing of the Polar Sea. New York: Doran,
Arnesen, Odd. The Polar Adventure: the Italia Tragedy Seen at
          Close Quarters. London: Victor Gollancz, 1929.
Balchen, Bernt. Come North With Me. New York: Dutton, 1958.
_____, C. Ford and O. La Farge. War Below Zero. Boston:
         Houghton Mifflin, 1944.
Bennett, Cora. Floyd Bennett. New York: Wm. Payson, 1932.
Brontman, Lazar. On Top of the World: the Societ Expedition to
         the North Pole, 1937-1938. New York: Covici Friede, 1938.
Byrd, Richard E. Skyward. New York: Putnam, 1928.
_____, Raimund E. Goerler, editor. To the Pole: The Diary and
 Notebook of Richard E. Byrd, 1925-1927. Columbus, OH:
 Ohio State University Press, 1998.
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Capelotti, P. J. The Wellman Polar Airship Expeditions. New York:
          Pictoral Histories, 1997.
_____. By Airship to the North Pole. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers  
          University Press, 1999
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Conefrey, Mick, and Tim Jordan. Iceman: a History of the Arctic
         and its Explorers. New York: TV Books, 1998.
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Cross, Wilbut. Ghostship of the Pole. New York: Sloane, 1960.
Eckner, Dr. Hugo, C. Robinson, transl. My Zeppelins. New York:
          Putnam, 1958.
Ellsworth, Lincoln. Search. New York: Brewer, 1932.
_____. Beyond Horizons. New York: Doubleday, 1938
Fohlmeister, Jurgen. Polar Flight. New York: Vantage Press, 1992.
Fokker, Anthony H. G., and Bruce Gould. Flying Dutchman. New
         York: Holt, 1931.
Glines, Caroll V. Bernt Balchen: Polar Aviator. Washington, D.C.:
         Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999.
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Goldberg, Fred. Norwegian Postal Service-100 years on Svalbard.
          Privately printed, 1997.
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Grierson, John.Challenge to the Poles: Highlights of  Arctic and
         Antarctic Aviation. Hamden (CT): Archon Books, 1964.
Giudici, Davide. The Tragedy of the  Italia: with the Resscuers to
         the Red Tent. New York: Appleton & Co., 1929
Knight, C., and R. Durham. Hitch Your Wagon: the Story of Bernt
         Balchen. New York: Bell, Drexel Hill, 1950.
Lundborg, Einar. The Arctic Rescue. How Nobile Was Saved. New
         York: Viking Press, 1929.
McCannon, John. Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of
         the North in the Soviet Union, 1932-1939. London: Oxford
         University Press, 1997.
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Mittelholzer, Walter, et al. By Airplane towards the North Pole.
         New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1925.
Montague, Richard. Oceans, Poles and Airmen. New York
         Random House, 1971.
Nobile, Umberto. My Polar Flights. New York: Putnam, 1961.
Rolfssrud, Erling N. Brother to the Eagle: the Story of Carl Ben
         Eielson. Alexandria, Minnesota: Lantern Books, 1952.
Simmons, George H. Target: Arctic. New York: Chilton, 1979.
Smith, Dean. By the Seat of My Pants. Boston: Little, Brown,
Stefansson, Wilhjjalmur. Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic. New
         York: Mcmillan, 1939.
Thomas, Lowell. Sir Hubert Wilkins. New York: McGraw Hill, 1961.
Vaeth, J. Gordon. Graf Zeppelin: the  Aerial Adventure of an
         Aerial Globetrotter. New York: Harper & Bros., 1958.
Wellman, Walter. Aerial Age. New York: A. R. Keller, 1911.
Wilkins, George H., (Sir Hubert). Flying the Arctic. New York:
         Putnam, 1929.
Amundsen, Roald. “Inside story of the rows aboard the Norge.”
         The World’s Work, Vol. 54, No. 4, 1927.
Byrd, Richard E. “Flying over the Arctic.” National Goeographic
         Magazine, Vol. 48, No. 5, 1925, pp. 519-532.
_____. “The first flight to the North Pole.” National Geographic
         Magazine,  Vol. 50, No 3, 1926, pp. 356-376.
Lilequist, Gösta. “Did the ‘Josephine Ford’ reach the North
         Pole?” Interavia, No. 5, 1960, pp. 589-591.
MacMilian, Donald B. “The MacMilian Expedition Returns.”
         National Geographic Magazine,Vol. 48, No. 5, 1925, pp. 477-  
Nobile, Umberto. “More rows about the Norge.” The World’s
         Work, Vol, 55, No. 3, 1928.
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