National Geographic : 1930 Aug
©N.Y.T.&St.L.P.D. COUNTLESS HOURS OF CAREFUL CALCULATION AND PLANNING LAY BACK OF THESUCCESSFUL POLAR FLIGHT Perhaps the outstanding feature of Admiral Byrd's exploring expeditions and adventures is the painstaking and efficient preparation that has been made for them. Here he is discussing plans for the great flight with his fellow pilots. From left to right: Dean Smith, Capt. Alton Parker, Admiral Byrd, Bernt Balchen, and Harold June, gathered in the camp library at Little America.