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Leadership

“I do not think there is any doubt that we all owe our lives to his leadership and his power of making a loyal and coherent party out of rather diverse elements.”

Reginald W. James, physicist, Endurance

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A "strange contrast"

As the days darken earlier in the northern hemisphere, we can relate to Shackleton's words in South and marvel at the extraordinary cheerfulness of the Endurance crew... "A fine aurora in the evening

"A Viking with a mother's heart."

NOTE: An unidentified person who knew Shackleton early in his career characterized the Boss as a "Viking with a mother's heart." In this anecdote from Dr. Macklin's journal, we get a glimpse of that t

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