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War north of 80 : the last German Arctic weather station of World War II

Author: Wilhelm Dege; William Barr
Publisher: Calgary, Alta. : University of Calgary Press, [2004]
Series: Northern lights series, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Obtaining weather data was vital for military operations in Northwestern Europe during World War II. In an effort to secure this data, the German Navy & air force secretly established manned weather  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, German
Récits personnels allemands
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dege, Wilhelm, 1910-
War north of 80.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, [2004]
(OCoLC)53253489
Named Person: Wilhelm Dege; Wilhelm Dege; Wilhelm Dege; Wilhelm Dege
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Dege; William Barr
ISBN: 9781552384749 1552384748
OCLC Number: 144081717
Notes: Translation of: Wettertrupp Haudegen.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 361 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preparations --
Wartime voyage to Tromsø: in Ramfjorden --
Running the gauntlet to Svalbard --
The landing and erection of the station at Wordiebukta --
Circumnavigation at Nordaustlandet --
Establishing the station and departure of our assistants --
Winter preparations --
A fall hike to Duvefjorden --
Of bears and reindeer --
Our official work --
The night of 126 days --
An excitement-filled spring --
We capture bear cubs --
Spring journeys --
The sledge trip to the Northeast --
The lost detachment --
A strange surrender --
Stormy voyage into captivity --
Winding up the expedition.
Series Title: Northern lights series, 4.
Responsibility: Wilhelm Dege ; translated from the German and edited by William Barr.
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