Operation Deep Freeze 1970-1971 Antarctic Development Squadron VXE-6 McMurdo Station Antarctica US Navy South for the Summer VX-6


Title: South for the Summer - Operation Deep Freeze 1971 - Antarctic Development Squadron Six (Antarcticdevron Six, VXE-6)

Author: JO3 Pete Schuddekopf (editor)

Description: Black cloth boards pictorially stamped in silver. Interior is clean and unmarked. B/w photographs plus16 pages in color. 144 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

Tour book for the U.S. Navy's Antarctic Mission (VXE-6, Operation Deep Freeze, Oct. 1970 to Mar. 1971) at McMurdo Station. Identified portraits of approximately 400 officers and documenting the operations and daily life.

Includes a two-page history of VX-6/VXE-6. In addition to Antarctic operations it also traces the squadron's deployment, beginning with preparations at the Naval Air Station at Quonset Point (RI) and the journey to Christchurch (NZ) to the final leg to McMurdo Station in October 1970. Also, the return home in March 1971.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine

Place: [McMurdo, Antarctica]
Year: 1971

Keywords: McMurdo Station, Antarctica, station, Navy, Antarctic Program, U.S., United States, Air Development Squadron Six, VX-6, Antarctic Development Squadron Six, VXE-6, Byrd Station,

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