The story behind the most successful failure of all time.
By Trevor Thieme
Posted 03.15.2002 at 7:45 pm 0 Comments
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With civilization 1,000 miles away, all Sir Ernest Shackleton could hear over his radio was static. He had left England several months earlier with a crew of 27 in hopes of becoming the first man to cross Antarctica on foot. But in January 1915 his ship Endurance became trapped in ice just short of the continent. It was later crushed to pieces, stranding him and his men.
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