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Captain Oates Soldier and Explorer by Sue Limb

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Published by Pen & Sword Paperbacks .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Military,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9320449M
ISBN 100850524725
ISBN 109780850524727

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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Pen and Sword Military (Octo ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Cited by: 7. Captain Oates: Soldier and Explorer This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. With these words, on 17 March , Captain Oates walked out to his death in an Antarctic blizzard and won a place for himself in history as 'a very gallant gentleman'. His reputation for courage and endurance as one of the members of Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole is as powerful today as it was almost a century ago.   captain lawrence edward grace "titus" oates (–) Oates was a member of Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole between and He was selected primarily due to his strength and military experience, and was put in charge of the 19 ponies that were brought along.

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the I Am Just Going Outside: Captain Oates - Antarctic Tragedy by Michael Smith at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to Pages:   The antarctic hero Captain Laurence Oates found time to sow scandalous wild oats before his noble act in leaving a tent in , according to freshly disclosed evidence : John Ezard. Captain Lawrence Oates: Antarctic tragedy ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ Most people will know that these simple words, so famous and so often repeated over the past decades, were uttered by Captain Lawrence Oates who, according to legend, gallantly gave his life to help save his comrades in an Antarctic blizzard during.   The book is an overall dumbed-down version of Sue Limbs captain Oates biography. What makes this book overall awful is the last chapter. According to Smith and his 'credible' sources, Oates fathered a child with a 12 year old girl/5(21).

  Not very impressed by the illegitimate child thing -- Smith spends the whole book recounting Oates' tendency to solitude, the way his mother dominated his life, his lack of charm with women, and then at the last minute pulls out an illegitimate child for which there is little evidence other than the alleged child's claim and a photo of her son.4/5. Captain Oates: Soldier and Explorer by Limb, Sue, Cordingley, Patrick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Captain Oates by Patrick Cordingley - .   Captain Lawrence Oates Born 17 March in Putney, London Studied at Eton before sickness meant he was transferred to a school in Eastbourne Joined 3rd West Yorkshire (Militia) Regiment Joined the Army, posted to 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons . A Mountain in China: Living in a small rural village in the foothills of the sacred Song Mountain Book. A New Voyage to Carolina Book. A Place in the Country PDF Free. A Sweet and Glorious Land: Revisiting the Ionian Sea PDF Free Download. A Traveler's Guide to .