The Svalbard Archipelago

The Svalbard Archipelago – American Military and Political Geographies of Spitsbergen and Other Norwegian Territories, 1941-1950 edited and with an introduction by P.J. Capelotti Contains a US military report from 1942 that contains descriptions of every aspect of the islands… Read More »The Svalbard Archipelago

Arctic Airmen

Arctic Airmen – The RAF in Spitsbergen and North Russia, 1942 by Ernest Schofield & Roy Conyers Nesbit Spellmount, Staplehurst, 2005 First Published by William Kimber in 1987

By Airship to the North Pole

By Airship to the North Pole – An Archaeology of Human Exploration by P.J. Capelotti Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 1999 Describes the attempts to reach the pole by Andree in 1897 and Wellman in 1907-1909