This is to certify that Thomas L. Oakley while Serving on board the U.S.S. Caliente . . . crossed the Arctic Circle on Feb. 8 in the Year 1949 A.D. to enter the Northern Domain of the Polar Bear. D.W. Smith U.S.N. Commanding.
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Interesting keepsake, which was given away by the U.S. Navy to sailors crossing into the Arctic Circle from at least 1943 to 1957, based upon our research.
First time we have ever seen the map offered for sale.