19/07/1930 Richard E. Byrd returns from his first Antarctic expedition
With Byrd at the South Pole: 1929-1930 Antarctic Expedition
Hollow Earth: Admiral Richard E. Byrd rare film interview
BIOGRAPHY OF ADMIRAL RICHARD BYRD & EXPLORATION OF ANTARCTIC 77904
The enterprise involved two ships and three airplanes. Byrd and his men undertook photographic and geological surveys. Byrd was promoted to the rank of rear admiral by a special act of Congress during the expedition. He was only 41 years old, which made him the youngest admiral in the history of the United States Navy.