Your browser does not seem to support iframes. Click here to read this PDF. Convert your PDF to digital flipbook ↗ Contents March 2009 Committee; Deadline for June Polar Post; Dates for your Diary; Back issues of Polar Post; Note on Copyright 2 Chairman’s Message; Membership News; Change of Live Auction Timetable 3 60th Anniversary of Operation Sinbad – Part 1 – The Tragedy and the Flight 4 Cape Denison 8 January 2009 – Special Commemorative Limited Edition Cover and Postmark 8 Essence of Polar Philately – a Review; Members’ Wants 9 The Royal Research Ships in Antarctica Part 6 – RRS John Biscoe 1 1947-1956 10 Marion Dufresne Operation 2/2008; Germany’s Love Aff air with Polar Bear Cubs 12 Correction to the Obituary of Betty Biggs 12 Norway Station cover sent via Halley Bay; ‘O.A.T. F.B.’ Cachet 13 The 2nd French Antarctic Expedition of Jean-Baptiste Charcot – Part 2 14 HMS Endurance Cover Returns; Cover Corner 19 The Tristan Venture 1948 – an Update; Recent Registered Cover from Tristan Da Cunha 20 New Tristan/Polar Postcards – TdC102 ss Rowanbank 21 M/V Ushuaia Runs Aground; Indexes for Polar Post 21 New Issues – Russia; Global Warming Omnibus; BAT 2008/09 New Issue Dates 22 New Issues TAAF – 9th February 2008 to 1st January 2009 22 New Issues – Falkland Islands, September to December 2008; Portugal IPY; Further IPY New Issues 24 New Issues – Argentina; Ross Dependency – The British Antarctic Expedition 1908/1909 25 New Issue – Australian Antarctic Territory – South Magnetic Pole 1909-2009 26 New Issue background text – BAT – Centenary of Naval Aviation 27 Swinpex June 2009 – Joint Meeting of PPHSGB and FIPSG 28

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