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Tasman Glacier - Polar Exercise Short Film (Full Length) – 1956 Documentary

Tasman Glacier - Polar Exercise

Short Film (Full Length) – 1956 Documentary

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We'd look out of the window and see some good New Zealand mutton against some good New Zealand scenery ...
– Narrator Edmund Hillary on flying dog food up the glacier
Even though pulling an old vehicle [along the road] wasn't quite the same as pulling a sledge it was excellent training for them...
– Narrator Edmund Hillary on training the huskies on the road during autumn
The training period had taught us a lot: it had taught us how to handle the dogs, it had given us a lot of experience with our aircraft, but most of all it had welded us all into a strong unit.
– Hillary reviews what was learnt from the training