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Bernt Balchen papers

Balchen, Bernt

Bernt Balchen papers

by Balchen, Bernt

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transatlantic flights,
  • Norske luftfartselskap,
  • Josephine Ford (Trimotor),
  • United States,
  • Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Air bases,
  • United States. Army Air Forces,
  • United States. Army. Air Corps,
  • Underground movements,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • About the Edition

    Diaries; logbooks; autobiographical notes; research file of Balchen"s wife, Audrey S. Balchen; scrapbooks; photographs; and other papers relating to Balchen"s career in aviation and exploration. Documents his service as pilot on Richard Evelyn Byrd"s 1927 transatlantic flight and on Antarctic expeditions with Byrd (1928-1930) and Lincoln Ellsworth (1933-1935); his World War II service with the U.S. Army Air Corps (later the Army Air Forces) including construction of an air base on Greenland and support for the Norwegian underground resistance movement; and his work with Norske luftfartselskap (Norwegian Airlines) in the 1930s and 1940s. Includes Balchen"s log (1926) for the trimotor Josephine Ford; drafts of his autobiography, Come North with Me : An Autobiography (1958); and an interview with Balchen by Ben Kocivar.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsBalchen, Audrey S., Kocivar, Ben
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2,230 11 10 6
    Number of Pages2230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25207429M
    LC Control Number81075922

    - BALCHEN, Bernt - Come North with Me: An Autobiography. Balchen later was the pilot for Richard Byrd when he flew over the South Pole. Later Balchen was recruited by Hap Arnold and became a Colonel in the US Air Force, building airbases in Greenland and aiding Norwegian Resistance fighters, WWII/5(1).

    found: NUCMC data from San Diego Air and Space Museum, Library and Archives for His Papers, (World renowned aviator Colonel Bernt Balchen was born Octo in Tveit, Norway. He started flying in and became a U.S. citizen in His career spanned 35 years, serving both governments in cold-weather aviation. The papers of Bernt Balchen () span the years , with the bulk of the material concentrated in the period The collection is composed chiefly of Balchen's diaries and logbooks, research papers of his wife, Audrey S. Balchen, and a group of scrapbooks.

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Most of the collection was donated by Audrey S. Balchen, Bernt Balchen’s wife, in the early ’s. The collection has been organized and is awaiting MARC record numbers from the Library of Congress.

HISTORY World renowned aviator Bernt Balchen was born in Tveit, Norway on Octo Bess Balchen Urbahn, former wife of Bernt Balchen, was interviewed in for the documentary Alone on the Ice.

Bess Balchen Urbahn, WGBH. Bernt Balchen and the Flight of the Josephine Ford. About Bernt Balchen. He set polar flight records, organized a series of daring wartime air operations, and became a leader in Arctic aviation.

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The Descriptive Finding Guide for the Bernt Balchen Personal Papers 2 Title: Colonel Bernt Balchen, Personal Papers Identifier/Call Number: Contributing Institution: San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives Language of Material: English Physical Description: Cubic feet1 manuscript box Date (bulk): Bulk.

Correspondence, diaries, speeches, teletype messages, flight orders, mission reports, strategic plans and operation reports, appointment calendars, commissions, certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning LeMay's career as an aviator and officer in the U.S.

Army and U.S. Air Force. Documents his service in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Find great deals on eBay for bernt balchen. Shop with confidence. Bernt Balchen was the first man to pilot an aircraft over both poles, the man who taught Amelia Earhart to fly on instruments so that she could solo across the Atlantic, the man who flew Admiral Byrd across the Atlantic and navigated him around Antarctica when it turned out that Byrd himself was, in truth, neither a flyer nor a navigator.

Bernt Balchen: | | | |Bernt Balchen| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. He set polar flight records, organized a series of daring wartime air operations, and became a leader in Arctic aviation.

But despite these achievements, Norwegian-American aviator Bernt Balchen saw his public image and military career repeatedly undermined by his one-time mentor, the famous and influential Admiral Richard this new biography, Carroll Glines describes how Byrd's respect. Bernt was responsible for the base at Thule, Greenland, and made many rescues on the Ice Cap.

Book also tells of the harm the Byrds did to Bernt's US Air Force caree A complete Bio of Bernt. A lot I'd read in his autobiography, and 3 other books of his polar & Atlantic crossing flights/5(3).

The leading Norwegian WWII ace Sven Heglund was acting military attaché and served with Balchen and talks about this in his book Høk over høk. Operation Balder was the operation using six Bs manned with OSS crews, ferrying some Norwegians, a number of downed US airmen and other refugees out of Sweden, as well as dropping equipment to.The papers of Bernt Balchen, aviator, explorer, and air force officer, were given to the Library of Congress by Audrey S.

Balchen in several installments between and Irene Laune gave additional items in Further additions were given in by Bess Balchen Urbahn and Ben Kocivar. Bernt Balchen Papers 2.Get this from a library! Papers of Colonel and Mrs. Balchen. [Bernt Balchen; Audrey S Balchen] -- Chiefly newspaper clippings and articles.