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Balchen, Bernt 1899-1973

Overview
Works: 62 works in 134 publications in 4 languages and 2,041 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Military history  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  History  Aerial photographs  Bibliography  Archives 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: G585.B3, 926.29
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Most widely held works about Bernt Balchen
 
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War below zero; the battle for Greenland by Bernt Balchen( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 310 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 )

14 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come north with me by Bernt Balchen( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selvbiografisk beretning om Nord- og Sydpolsflyvninger samt oplevelser på Grnland og under 2. verdenskrig
Col. Bernt Balchen( Visual )

and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 hndelser som Nord- og Sydpolsflyver samt deltagelsen i 2. verdenskrig
Kampen om Grnland by Bernt Balchen( Book )

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

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

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

Beskriver luftoperationer m.m. på Grnland 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

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

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

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

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

The Spirit of the Vikings( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Colonel Bernt Balchen: The significance of the Polar air route
Richard E. Byrd Jr. papers by Richard Evelyn Byrd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bernt Balchen papers by Bernt Balchen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains personal as well as professional correspondence chronicling Stefansson's life, writings, research, and expeditions. Includes manuscripts, clippings, catalogs, bills, and receipts as well as cancelled checks and bank statements. Of note is his extensive correspondence with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author Fannie Hurst, and explorer Robert E. Peary's daughter Marie Peary Stafford, as well as with the Lomen Brothers of Nome, Alaska, and many other scientific and creative leaders of his time
"13 more" popular tunes for the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle by Bernt Balchen( )

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

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bernt Balchen norwegischer Polarforscher, Luftfahrtpionier und US-Colonel

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