Tag: Endurance

“Tell me, when was the war over?” “The war is not over, millions are being killed. Europe is mad, the world is mad.”
It seems that these were the words exchanged in May 1916 between Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) and the director of the Stromness whaling station in South Georgia. Captain Shackleton finally arrived, with a lifeboat, then walking through the ice, again into civilization, determined to find the means to save the men of the Endurance Expedition, which departed in August 1914,...
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