Caudebec en Caux, France - Monument to Heroes of Latham 47
Caudebec en Caux, France - Monument to the Latham 47 'Heroes', who disappeared in the prototype of the Latham 47 in 1928 with Roald Amundsen onboard during a rescue mission to the North Pole in search of Umberto Nobile. The Latham 47 was a French twin-engine flying boat designed and built by Societe Latham & Cie for the French Navy. Date: 1931
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
The Amundsen Antarctic Expedition camping on the Level Barri
Photograph showing the sledge team of the Amundsen Antarctic Expedition camping on the Level Barrier, on their way to the South Pole, 1911. In December of 1911, Roald Amundsen and four others became the first explorers to reach the South Pole. In the foreground one can see the team's dogs and sledges and in the background, the men and their tent.
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