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K2: TRAGODIEN UND SIEG AM ZWEITHOCHSTEN BERG DER ERDE [K2: TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH ON THE 2ND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF THE WORLD] Fritz Wiessner 1955 1st ed Paperback [only edition] DJ Fine
By Wiessner, Fritz
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Munich, 1955, 1st edition. 54 pp, 19 photos, maps. In German, no English edition. Fritz Wiessner led the second American K2 expedition in 1939. The deaths of four members and lack of information concerning events led to much criticism of him and explusion from the AAC. His only accounts in English were a brief article in the AAJ and then a later article in Appalachia which was extracted from this book. Tall paperback [only edition] , wrappers, DJ Fine.
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