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Shackleton's forgotten men: the untold tragedy of the endurance epic

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Publisher:
Thunder's Mouth Press,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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This is a dramatic true story of Antarctic tragedy and survival among the heroic group that was to lay supplies across the Great Ross Ice Shelf in preparation for the Endurance expedition. Launched by Shackleton (and led by Captain Aenaes Mackintosh), this courageous crew completed the longest sledge journey in polar history (199 days) and endured near-unimaginable deprivation. They accomplished most of their mission, laying the way for those who never came. All suffered; some died. Now Australian writer Lennard Bickel honors these forgotten heroes. Largely drawn from the author's interviews with surviving team member Dick Richards, this retelling underscores the capacity of ordinary men for endurance and noble action.
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9781560252566
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subject_facet Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration, Aurora Relief Expedition -- (1916-1917), Mackintosh, A. L. A. -- (Aeneas Lionel Acton), -- 1879-1916 -- Travel, Shackleton, Ernest Henry, -- Sir, -- 1874-1922
title_display Shackleton's forgotten men : the untold tragedy of the endurance epic
title_full Shackleton's forgotten men : the untold tragedy of the endurance epic / Lennard Bickel
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title_sub the untold tragedy of the endurance epic
topic_facet Discovery and exploration, Mackintosh, A. L. A, Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Travel