Science: An Armful of Flags

Roald Amundsen, famed Norwegian explorer of the arctics, has written an autobiography.*

Climaxed by an account of the flight of the airship Norge over the North Pole, it works up to a denunciation of the Italian skipper, Umberto Nobile, who piloted the ship. ". . . This hired skipper of a Norwegian ship owned by an American and myself shall not be permitted to usurp honors that do not belong to him. This record is written to prevent it."

For long Mr. Amundsen had spurned Mr. Nobile's claim to major credit...

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