Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
The explorer Robert Falcon Scott (on the fatal expedition to the South Pole (1869-1912). The picture shows the crew Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans, who all failed to return.
Evidently he still had a tale to tell. 🙂
His legacy will never die either
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