Nobile, Umberto, 1885-1978

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Aviator; interviewee d. 1978.

From the description of Reminiscences of Umberto Nobile : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131752

Nobile was an Italian aeronautical engineer who designed airships for use in Arctic exploration. He flew over the North Pole with Lincoln Ellsworth and Roald Amundsen in the Norge in 1926. In 1928 he flew over the North Pole in the Italia but crashed and had to be rescued.

From the description of Paper, 1928-1930. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352275

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creatorOf Nobile, Umberto, 1885-1978. Paper, 1928-1930. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile Polar Flight (1926). Arctic field photographs, 1926. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Nobile, Umberto, 1885-1978. Reminiscences of Umberto Nobile : oral history, 1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn McKee, Alexander, 1918-1992. Papers, 1977-1980. Dartmouth College Library
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associatedWith Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile Polar Flight (1926) corporateBody
associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
associatedWith Italia (Airship) corporateBody
associatedWith Leish, Kenneth W., person
associatedWith McKee, Alexander, 1918-1992. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Pole
Italy
Arctic regions
Subject
Air pilots--Interviews
Aviation
Aeronautics
Occupation
Explorers
Aeronautical engineer
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Person

Birth 1885-01-21

Death 1978-07-30

Italians

English,

Italian,

Danish

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