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Bernt Balchen statue.
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Bernt Balchen, (23 October 1899-17 October 1973), a winner of the distinguished Flying Cross was a native Norwegian, and leaves U.S. Citizen, known as a pioneerpolar aviator, navigator, aircraft mechanical engineer and military leader. His service in the U.S. Army Air Forces During World War II made use of historical Arctic explorationexpertise two full the Allies over Scandinavia and Northern Europe. After the war, Balchen continued to be an influential leader with the U.S. Air Force, as well as ahighly-regarded private consultant in projects Involving the Arctic and aviation.

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