Endurance: An Epic Polar Adventure

Endurance: An Epic Polar Adventure

Frank Arthur Worsley


The mythical story of Ernest Shackleton's grueling Antarctic day trip, stated in riveting first-person element via the captain of HMS Endurance.You heavily suggest to inform me that the send is doomed?" requested Frank Worsley, commander of the Endurance, caught impassably in Antarctic ice packs. "What the ice gets," spoke back Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition's unflappable chief, "the ice keeps." It didn't, although, get the ship's twenty-five workforce individuals, all of whom survived an eight-hundred-mile voyage throughout sea, land, and ice to South Georgia, the closest inhabited island. First released in 1931, Endurance tells the entire tale of that doomed 1914-16 day trip and terrific rescue, in addition to pertaining to Worsley's extra adventures battling U-boats within the nice conflict, crusing the both treacherous waters of the Arctic, and making one ultimate (and winning) attack at the South Pole with Shackleton. it's a story of unrelenting excessive event and a tribute to at least one of the main inspiring and brave leaders of guys within the heritage of exploration.

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