April 28, 1912: From Cape Evans, “The facts appear to be these. . . .”

–from Frank Debenham’s diary, published as “The quiet Land”– “On the 26th they [Atkinson’s party to relieve Campbell’s northern party] got back to Hut Pt as reported by signal (blue lights) but we don’t know whether Campbell’s party are wit them or not. “No other signals have come and hope has gradually died.  I can’t … More April 28, 1912: From Cape Evans, “The facts appear to be these. . . .”

February 22, 1912: Bill Lashly and Lt. Teddy Evans make it to safety

–from Lashly’s diary, quoted in “The Worst Journey in the World”– [The dog teams summoned from Hut Point by Tom Crean after his incredible 30-mile walk, arrived to rescue Lashly and Evans at Corner Camp 20 February, but were unable to return immediately due to heavy weather] “22 February, 1912 “The wind went down about … More February 22, 1912: Bill Lashly and Lt. Teddy Evans make it to safety

February 18, 1912: Tom Crean begins his long walk home

–from William Lashly’s diary, quoted in “The Worst Journey in the World”– “I started to move Mr Evans this morning, but he completely collapsed and fainted away.  Crean was very upset and almost cried, but I told him it was no good to create a scene but put up a bold front and try to … More February 18, 1912: Tom Crean begins his long walk home

February 9, 1912: The Last Supporting Party reaches One Ton Depot

–from William Lashly’s diary, published in Cherry-Garrard’s “Worst Journey in the World”– “8 February 1912: . . . .Mr. Evans have passed a good deal of blood today, which makes things look a lot worse.  I have to do nearly everything for him now. “9 February 1912:  A very fine day and quite warm.  Reached … More February 9, 1912: The Last Supporting Party reaches One Ton Depot