U.S. Navy commander aboard a ship near Shackleton Shelf in Antarctica, debriefs the pilots and the crew .
Antarctica Date:1950 Duration:3 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Relates to the U.S. Antarctic expedition,Operation High Jump. Western Group Commander, U.S. Navy Captain Charles Bond, commander aboard the USS Henderson destroyer near Shackleton Shelf in Antarctica, debriefs the pilots and the crew. Food and supplies shown for the land expedition. PBM-5 Mariner takes off from the water with aid of jet assist bottles. Pilot of the PBM discharges spent jet-assist bottles and clears windshield. Aerial shots of the Shackleton Shelf. Discovery of a chain of land and warm water lakes free of ice or snow. Beard contest abroad the deck of the Seaplane Tender Currituck. Captain gives titles to the winners.
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