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Shackelton's heroes : the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive / Wilson McOrist ; foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Shackelton's heroes : the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive / Wilson McOrist ; foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
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ISBN 9781849548151 (hardback)
Author McOrist, Wilson author.
Title Shackelton's heroes : the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive / Wilson McOrist ; foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
Publisher/Date London : Robson Press, 2015.
copyright2015
Pagination etc. xix, 362 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Note 'Shackleton's Heroes' is a genuine treasure of Antarctic history, and an almost unbelievable tale of real heroes who risked themselves for the lives of others. It tells the extraordinary story of how a small party of men, against almost insurmountable obstacles, put down vital food depots on the Great Ice Barrier for Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
Subject - Name Shackleton, Ernest Henry, -- Sir, 1874-1922 -- Travel -- Antarctica
Subject Endurance (Ship)
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917)
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British
Added Author Fiennes, Ranulph, Sir, 1944- writer of foreword.
Shelf Location 998.9 MACO
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