Aeronautics: Amundsen?

Five years ago Roald Amundsen, discoverer of the South Pole, went to the rescue of the wrecked airship Italia commanded by General Umberto Nobile, whom he cordially disliked. A French navy seaplane bearing Amundsen and five companions started from Tromso, Norway, towards Spitsbergen. It was never seen again.

Last week fishermen trawling the chill grey waters south of Bear Island, which lies along the track of the Amundsen route, sent reports to Tromso which, if investigation bears them out, will enable Norwegians at least to mark with a reverent X the spot where their...

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