Gallery #1 – Admiral Richard E. Byrd -Backyardjob Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd is leading his second expedition into the Antarctic with some of his famous huskies when his flagship reached Wellington, New Zealand circa Jan. 3, 1934. AP photo, Chicago Tribune historical photo ….OUTSIDE TRIBUNE CO.- NO MAGS, NO SALES, NO INTERNET, NO TV, CHICAGO OUT, NO DIGITAL MANIPULATION… Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd shown on Sept. 19, 1933, at East Boston airport in the cabin and at the controls of his new twin-motored airplane which he will use in his Antarctic expedition, which sails from Boston on Sept. 25, 1933. The huge plane, capable of carrying 20 persons, will be piloted by Adm. Byrd over and beyond the South Pole. AP photo, Chicago Tribune historical photo …OUTSIDE TRIBUNE CO.- NO MAGS, NO SALES, NO INTERNET, NO TV, CHICAGO OUT, NO DIGITAL MANIPULATION… “Admiral Richard E. Byrd with his dogs. Dec 1933.” Frank Giroux, Chief Machinist’s Mate on the “Jacob Ruppert”, flagship to Adminral Richard E. Byrd’s Antarctic Expedition II from 1931-1934. From Williamstown, MA. 16 years with Navy prior to being selected for this once in a lifetime adventure at age 37. Byrds Südpol-Expedition im Packeis!Das Expeditionsschiff Byrds im schweren Packeis des Südpols.Im Hintergrund versucht ein kanadischer Eisbrecher das Expeditionsschiff frei zu bekommen. Nach den letzten Meldungen soll es Byrd gelungen sein, die Rückfahrt aus der Antarktis anzutreten.