This Day in History – November 29th, 1929

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr., USN (October 25th, 1888 – March 11th, 1957) was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights, in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader, crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a […]

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