In 1961, Leonid Rogozov, 27, was the only surgeon in the Soviet Antarctic Expedition. During the expedition, he felt severe pain in the stomach and had a high fever. Rogozov examined himself and discovered that his appendix was inflamed and could burst at any time. With a local anesthesia, he operated himself to remove the appendix. An engineer and a meteorologist assisted surgery.
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Bertha Parker Pallan [Cody] (1907-1978) is considered one of the first female Native American archaeologists. The caption to this photograph said that Bertha Pallan was an "expedition secretary" who was demonstrating "the difference in size of early type [small] and large type atlatl darts from Gypsum Cave." In 1936, Bertha married Iron Eyes Cody (1904-1999). In the 1950s, they hosted a television program explaining Indian history and folklore and served as technical advisers on several films.
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen. Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911 and he was the first expedition leader to (undisputedly) reach the North Pole in 1926. He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage (1903-06). He disappeared in June 1928 while taking part in a rescue mission
She was buried 9000 years ago in Bäckaskog at the age of 45. The Bäckaskog woman is the oldest and most famous skeleton found in Sweden. In her grave a spear head was found, suitable for hunting and fishing, made of bone and sharp flint blades. She lived at a time when the climate was warm and humid with dense forests of oak, elm and ash trees. Fishing became more important as the sea level rose and new lagoons were created.
So my daughter captured a picture of a real ghost at her college class tonight. She walked into the room and suddenly felt very ill and instantly had a headache.She knew there was a presence in the room with her.She saw him and he followed her into the bathroom. She sat there and talked to him for a few minutes. He said his name was James Durkhein and he had long blonde hair that was pulled back into a pony tail. She asked if she could take a picture of him with her camera phone and he said yes.
He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III -- was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion Concentration Camp.His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Scott's pictures are now part of a video record of the liberation of Buchenwald on display at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.