France. c. 1917. A British Army soldier riding a mule and leading another mule carrying field gun ammunition across muddy country unsuitable for normal transport. (Donor British Official Photograph D477). Australian War Memorial, Canberra (Australia).
Dr. Leonard Hussey and Samson, members of the Endurance expedition. Photo by Frank Hurley, 1915.Ernest Shackleton set out on this expedition to complete one of the biggest and most ambitious polar journeys ever attempted by man. By dog sled, Shackleton proposed to travel 1800 miles across the Antarctic continent.