ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 18, 2017) Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) prepare to connect a fueling probe  during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert Peary (T-AKE 5). Wasp is transiting to Sasebo, Japan, to conduct a turnover with the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the forward-deployed flagship of the amphibious forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 18, 2017) Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) prepare to connect a fueling probe during a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert Peary (T-AKE 5). Wasp is transiting to Sasebo, Japan, to conduct a turnover with the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the forward-deployed flagship of the amphibious forces in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston…

North Pole Legacy : The Search for the Arctic Offspring of Robert Peary and Matthew Henson (Reprint)

North Pole Legacy : The Search for the Arctic Offspring of Robert Peary and Matthew Henson (Reprint)

Journey for the Ages : Matthew Henson and Robert Peary's Historic North Pole Expedition (Paperback)

Journey for the Ages : Matthew Henson and Robert Peary's Historic North Pole Expedition (Paperback)

Robert Peary Vs. Frederick Cook : Race to the North Pole (Paperback) (Ellis Roxburgh)

Robert Peary Vs. Frederick Cook : Race to the North Pole (Paperback) (Ellis Roxburgh)

Matthew Henson, Robert E. Peary, North Pole

Matthew Henson, Robert E. Peary, North Pole

Admiral Peary Artic Expedition - Savage Station, Virginia Headquarters of General George B. McClellan on the Richmond & York River Railroad. It was created in 1862 by Barnard, George N., 1819-1902

Admiral Robert Peary with dogs on deck of "Roosevelt" during his Artic Expedition in search of the North Pole. Admiral Peary is generally credited as being the first person to reach the North Pole. This Photograph was made in

Who Discovered the North Pole?  A century ago, explorer Robert Peary earned fame for discovering the North Pole, but did Frederick Cook get there first? Frederick Cook and Robert Peary

Who Discovered the North Pole?

Who Discovered the North Pole? A century ago, explorer Robert Peary earned fame for discovering the North Pole, but did Frederick Cook get there first? Frederick Cook and Robert Peary

Robert Peary

Robert Edwin Peary Robert Edwin Peary was an American explorer who claimed to have been the first person to reach the North Pole on April a claim that earned him great honor and prestige, .

CARIBBEAN SEA (Nov. 15, 2017) The dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) approaches the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) during a replenishment-at-sea.

CARIBBEAN SEA (Nov. 15, 2017) The dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) approaches the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Story about the race to discover the North Pole between Frederick A. Cook and Robert Peary. Printed in The Ocala evening star on September 15, 1909.

Story about the race to discover the North Pole between Frederick A. Cook and Robert Peary. Printed in The Ocala evening star on September 15, 1909.

Christmas is almost here! Are you ready for Santa and his sleigh? In anticipation of the holiday, today we highlight Robert Peary, the American explorer who claimed to have discovered the North Pole in 1909. Are you related?

Robert Edwin Peary (American explorer who claimed to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April

USNS Robert Peary

USNS Robert Peary

Hampton's magazine cover, January 1910. Colourized photograph of polar explorer Robert Peary, shown in full protective clothing and beard. Label "Second Edition" may mean this issue was so popular they had to reprint it.

Hampton's magazine cover, January Colourized photograph of polar explorer Robert Peary, shown in full protective clothing and beard. Label "Second Edition" may mean this issue was so popular they had to reprint it.

Robert Peary’s expedition to the North Pole  Frosty depiction of Robert Peary’s expedition to the North Pole showing ice crevasses.  http://www.finelifeart.com/robert-pearys-expedition-to-the-north-pole-2/

Robert Peary's expedition to the North Pole Frosty depiction of Robert Peary's expedition to the North Pole showing ice crevasses.

Robert Peary in the Arctic. Under order to observe tides for C&GS during North Pole expedition.

NOAA Photo Library Image - Robert Peary in the Arctic. Under order to observe tides for C&GS during North Pole expedition.

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