Postal History Gallery of Related Events
by George Hall . . .
The Search for the ITALIA
aircraft of Babushkin searched the region for the camp of the survivors.
of official orders written by Professor Wiese between 15 June
and 26 July and signed personally by Professor Wiese.
copy of radiogram sent to the base ship CITTA DI MILANO at
Spitzbergen from the MALYGIN on June 29 to advise
that a plane flew over Foyn Island via King Charles Island. The
aircraft could only be heard for the first twenty minutes. The position
of the icebreaker MALYGIN was given as Latitude 76
40 and Longitude 27 07, sent by Wiese.
to the icebreaker KRASSIN, attention Samooylovich,
dated June 30.
Aircraft Babushkin has not
returned. I suppose he is waiting for the fog to lift. Please
tell your reporters to not inform the press. The Malygin
got stuck in the ice.
radiograms sent from the icebreaker KRASSIN through
the radio facilities on the icebreaker MALYGIN in
early July. Two of the messages reported the damage to the KRASSIN
resulting from the dash through the ice to reach the Italian
party. The third message reported on the status of the plane flown
by Chuknovsky during his work locating the ice party of Malmgren.
copy of radiogram sent to the CITTA DI MILANO.
Our plane which
started for Foyn Island June 29 not returned. Stop. Probably
landed King Charles Island or icefield between Charles and
Hope Islands. Stop. Is supplied with food till July 6. No
wire contact with the plane..
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