Admiral Byrd prepares and leaves for the South Polar expedition in Antarctica during Operation Highjump.
Antarctica Date:1946, August Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Admiral Byrd prepares for South Polar expedition Operation Highjump in Antarctica. Ships at the East Coast Port. A United States plane on the ship. Sailor covers the plane and takes out the wing. Sailors with Husky snow dogs. Admiral Byrd and other officers look at a map. Scenes from former Polar expeditions: Ship sails in water with large amounts of ice in water. People disembark the ship. Tents on the ice. Snow dogs in the polar region. A dog huddling in a doghouse, but largely covered with snow. A man with a dog. Men pull sleds with equipment. Scenes again from Operation High Jump preparing to depart. People stand on ship's deck. A young woman waves to the people. Ship leaves the East Coast Port for south polar expedition.
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