Fatal North: Adventure and Survivial Aboard USS Polaris, The First U.S. Expedition to the North Pole

Fatal North: Adventure and Survivial Aboard USS Polaris, The First U.S. Expedition to the North Pole

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Fatal North: Adventure and Survivial Aboard USS Polaris, The First U.S. Expedition to the North Pole by Bruce B. Henderson, New Amer Library

The Polaris expedition began in glory. It ended in a struggle for survival on the polar ice, in scandalous charges of cannibalism and murder, and in a shocking government cover-up. Now, after 100 years, the truth of what happened is revealed for the first time....

Bestselling writer Bruce Henderson-brings to life one of the most shocking and mysterious tragedies of American exploration, with detailed research and documents including:

• Original transcripts of the Navy inquests
• Personal papers of the murder victim, Captain Hall
• Autopsy and forensic reports
• The ship's original log
• Journals of the crewmen
• Hero-survivor George Tyson's diary and family papers
• Rare photos, and more

A crow's nest perch to the first U.S. expedition to the North Pole...[A] CHILLING STORY. (Vincent Bugliosi)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451409355
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.84(w) x 8.72(h) x 1.07(d)

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