28 men lost in Antarctica for almost two years, fighting ice and the ocean. The world gave them up for dead; but every one of them survived. As fantastic as it sounds, it's all true.

It's the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the Endurance, and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914.

by John Rabe - May 1999


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Production Credits

"Walking Out of History" is supported in part by Brit's Pub and its English Garden Park.


All photographs by Frank Hurley unless otherwise noted