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Leading like Shackleton

"He led, he did not drive." G. Vibert Douglas, geologist, Quest

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

On a peaceful Sunday in December 1941, a stealth attack was unleashed on the U.S. naval station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Coming in waves, 353 planes systematically bombed the base and ships docked in

"A Pessimist"

Orde-Lees' Journal - 7 December, 1915 In Antarctic camplife the world is so small that there is not much that goes on that does not come round to one in time & so it is that I learn that Sir Ernest re

"Old Cautious"

Shackleton loved to refer to himself as "Old Cautious." No one else ever called him that but in this journal entry we catch a glimpse of his mindset - always protective of his crew. Orde-Lees' Journal

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