Documentary focussing on some of mankind’s greatest mysteries and challenges. Includes Admiral Richard Byrd’s exploration of the South Pole, and Roald Amundsen’s attempt to fly to the North Pole in a flying boat in 1925.
These two extraordinary documentary DVDs explores some of man’s greatest mysteries and challenges. Disc 1: With Byrd At The South Pole: Admiral Richard Byrd leads the first successful exploration of the South Pole braving sub-zero temperatures across hundreds of miles of frozen ice. First Flight Over The North Pole: This documentary tells the tale of one of the most daring early flights of the 20th Century as Richard Byrd became the first to fly over the North Pole. Disc 2: Conquest Of Everest: Experience the adventure of a lifetime as intrepid climbers risk everything in their quest to summit the world’s highest peak in the forbidding Himalayan Mountains in Asia. The Amundsen Polar Flight: In 1925 Roald Amundsen the first person to reach the South Pole attempted a daring flight to the North Pole. This is the story of Amundsen and his flying boat.