6 Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers

Posted on December 1, 2014 by tim

People went down to help the ice breaker move. 1936.

It’s hard to release a ship from the ice.

Otto Shmidt, again – the chief of the Soviet Northern arctic way – the way across the Soviet Northern coast.

Russian famous actor in the Arctic.

This is the plane he arrived in. 

A famous Russian actor with other members of the polar expedition.

Bearded Otto Shmidt goes from the N-172 plane which brought the supplies – they have the bread in their hands. 

Two polar expeditions meet.

Explorers save the tent from the snow that buried the tent overnight.

Polar explorers on the drifting ice station.

Meeting the ship.

Icebreaking ship “Joseph Stalin” at night.

A group photo of the ship’s crew.

Russian Admiral A. Golovko during the war in the Arctic – 1941-1943.

Icebreaker Joseph Stalin leads the convoy of military ships through the Russian Northern way. 1941. The war is in the country. 

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6 Responses to “Soviet Arctic Exploration Pioneers”

  1. john says:

    great photos

  2. sszzrr says:

    photos were taken perfectly.

  3. xm3 says:

    Brothers Marx on last photo

  4. Otis R. Needleman says:

    Wonder how many of the Arctic explorers during Stalin’s time ended up in the GULAG.

  5. Jon says:

    Great photography. Many thanks.

  6. Karen says:

    Superb photos with great at descriptions…I really enjoyed these..thank you!

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