When Amundsen in 1911 and soon after Scott won the South Pole, their rival, Sir Ernest Shackleton set off in 1914 in the "last great journey on earth" - to travel from one to the other side of Antarctica. Sailed with 27 companions on the ship Endurance, but the trip ended in disaster when the ship was trapped, and after over half a year - in crushed ice pitch Wedella Sea, throwing the crew on a desperate war for survival. Their escape from "hell" - several months drifting in the crash, a debilitating journey szalupami Elephant Island, 800 miles escapade craft to the 7-meter boats on the island of South Georgia and the raging Atlantic, the continuing 36-hour passage through the mountains and glaciers on the other side of Georgia - is one of the most pioneering history.
That survived in spite of all adversities and hardships, of which two years had to deal with inventory, which, even in those days was regarded as primitive, it may appear incomprehensible. You can understand it only if we know an extraordinary determination, optimism and charisma, "the boss" and perseverance, which he could muster from their comrades.
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