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Balchen, Bernt 1899-1973

Overview
Works: 64 works in 145 publications in 4 languages and 2,042 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Military history  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Photographs  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: G585.B3, 926.29
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Most widely held works about Bernt Balchen
 
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Most widely held works by Bernt Balchen
War below zero; the battle for Greenland by Bernt Balchen( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II. Postscripts by Harry L. Smith, "Flight East" and H.N. Oliphant, "Life on the Greenland Ice Cap."
The next fifty years of flight, as visualized by Bernt Balchen and told to Erik Bergaust by Bernt Balchen( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come north with me, an autobiography by Bernt Balchen( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selvbiografisk beretning om Nord- og Sydpolsflyvninger samt oplevelser på Grønland og under 2. verdenskrig
Kom Nord med meg by Bernt Balchen( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in Norwegian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selvbiografisk beretning om oplevelser og hændelser som Nord- og Sydpolsflyver samt deltagelsen i 2. verdenskrig
Kampen om Grønland by Bernt Balchen( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in Danish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretninger fra Anden Verdenskrig på Grønland
Bernt Balchen og flygerne på Grønland by Bernt Balchen( Book )

4 editions published in 1945 in Norwegian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver luftoperationer m.m. på Grønland under 2. verdenskrig
Transportproblemer i Arktis by Bernt Balchen( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in Norwegian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Next Fifty Years of Flight. As visualized by B. Balchen and told to Erik Bergaust, etc. [With plates.] by Bernt Balchen( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernt Balchen, viking of the air by John Lawrence( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernt Balchen's course for beginners in Hardanger fiddle, with teaching cassettes by Bernt Balchen( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War below Zero. The battle for Greenland. By Colonel Bernt Balchen, Major Corey Ford, and Major Oliver La Farge ... Illustrated by GREENLAND( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernt Balchen papers by Bernt Balchen( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diaries; logbooks; autobiographical notes; research file of Balchen's wife, Audrey S. Balchen; scrapbooks; photographs; and other papers relating to Balchen's career in aviation and exploration. Documents his service as pilot on Richard Evelyn Byrd's 1927 transatlantic flight and on Antarctic expeditions with Byrd (1928-1930) and Lincoln Ellsworth (1933-1935); his World War II service with the U.S. Army Air Corps (later the Army Air Forces) including construction of an air base on Greenland and support for the Norwegian underground resistance movement; and his work with Norske luftfartselskap (Norwegian Airlines) in the 1930s and 1940s. Includes Balchen's log (1926) for the trimotor Josephine Ford; drafts of his autobiography, Come North with Me : An Autobiography (1958); and an interview with Balchen by Ben Kocivar
Mat i flygende fart : Bernt Balchens oppskriftsbok by Bernt Balchen( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War below zers. The battle for Green land by Bernt Balchen( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Colonel Bernt Balchen collection by Bernt Balchen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly articles, letters, awards, telegrams, and correspondence relating to the aviation career of Bernt Balchen
Col. Bernt Balchen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1954 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Letter] 1960 February 1, Chappaqua, N.Y. [to] Roy Jansen, Harrisburg, Pa. by Bernt Balchen( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On maintaining health
Richard E. Byrd personal papers by Richard Evelyn Byrd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"13 more" popular tunes for the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle by Bernt Balchen( )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Richard E. Byrd Jr. papers by Richard Evelyn Byrd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bernt Balchen aviation pioneer and United States Army officer (1899-1973)

Bernt Balchen Noors ontdekkingsreiziger (1899-1973)

Bernt Balchen norwegischer Polarforscher, Luftfahrtpionier und US-Colonel

Bernt Balchen pionnier de l'exploration polaire et de l'aviation américaine d'origine norvégienne

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Poles apart : the Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Colonel Bernt Balchen odyssey