The Press: A Jolly Place

The South Pole, as everyone knows, was discovered many years ago (Dec. 14, 1911, Amundsen).

The avowed purpose of Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd's expedition to Antarctica is to increase man's knowledge of the South Pole and its surroundings. Thorough, the expedition has only begun a two-year plan of attack by boat, plane, sled, foot. Never before has an expedition been so carefully, so richly equipped. Never before has the leader been in such efficient communication with the rest of the world. Day by day, month by month, five men at wireless stations in...

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