Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 105372 Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, USN

Photo #: NH 105372  Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, USN
Description: Eating in his shack at Little America, Antarctica, circa late October 1934. He was rescued earlier that month from his advance base, where he had been in isolation for a little bit longer than two months. This picture was taken before he had his hair cut. Collection of Mr. Amory H. Waite. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
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