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

Author: Lennard Bickel
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press : Balliett & Fitzgerald, 2000.
Series: Adrenaline classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how Aenaes Mackintosh and his crew aboard the Aurora labored to complete their mission to haul sledges of supplies across two thousand miles of ice and snow to rendezvous with Antarctica explorer Ernest Shackleton, not knowing that Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was mired in ice.
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Named Person: A L A Mackintosh; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; A L A Mackintosh; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lennard Bickel
ISBN: 1560252561 9781560252566
OCLC Number: 42296514
Description: xi, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Setting 1 --
Chapter 1 Passage to the Southland 20 --
Chapter 2 The First Sledge Journey 42 --
Chapter 3 Marooned 66 --
Chapter 4 Battle to the Bluff 90 --
Chapter 5 "The Dogs are Trojans" 114 --
Chapter 6 "Death Stalks Us from Behind" 136 --
Chapter 7 Coffin in the Ice 152 --
Chapter 8 The Bamboo Cross 174 --
Chapter 9 Footprints of Folly 192 --
Chapter 10 The Coming of Shackleton 216 --
Aftermath 234 --
An Assessment: The Crossing of the Antarctic Continent 238.
Series Title: Adrenaline classics.
Responsibility: by Lennard Bickel.
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Tells the story of how Aenaes Mackintosh and his crew aboard the Aurora labored to complete their mission to haul sledges of supplies across two thousand miles of ice and snow to rendezvous with Antarctica explorer Ernest Shackleton, not knowing that Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was mired in ice.

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