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by George Hall . . .
The Search for the ITALIA
Bill No. 002293 for the delivery of cargoes for the Nobile Rescue
Expedition. The billing is addressed to the Murmansk Sea Agency,
To the members of General
Nobile's expedition on board the dirigible Italia.
That letter will be handed
to you by Mr. Sabouchkane, airplane pilot contributor to the expedition
undertaken for research and relief of General Nobile and his companions
by the Soviet public organization association. Our expedition
is based on the icebreaker Malygin
standing now near More Island. I, and the entire of the
expedition are hoping to greet you in good health on board the
Chief of Expedition
private telegram sent on post office form to Professor Wiese on
board the icebreaker MALYGIN. The sender was Evgenov,
a famous explorer and then the chief of the Admiralty Hydrographic
Service. The message was a greeting on the departure of the expedition.
airmailed telegram on post office form was sent from Moscow to
Professor Wiese on board the icebreaker MALYGIN.
"Include in the expedition
two radio operators, Plevakko (Military Radio School) and Kozhevnikov
(personal radio station)."
Committee to Support Search for Nobile, sent by Khalefsky.
of expedition staff used by Professor Wiese during his position
icebreaker KRASSIN served as the headquarters for
Dr. Wiese, director of the Rescue Expedition. The icebreaker
MALYGIN worked in coordination with the lead
vessel with Dr. Samoylovich in charge.
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