5 Dec 1935
  • Lincoln Ellsworth and Herbert Hollick-Kenyon failed to fly Gamma 2B "Polar Star" across Antarctica, running out of fuel merely 25 miles (40 kilometers) short of their destination of the camp Little America on the Ross Ice Shelf. ww2dbase [A-17 | CPC]

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