Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure

By Martin W. Sandler

Trapped by the flash freeze of a surprise early Arctic winter in 1897, 265 sailors with dwindling supplies and six months of plunging temperatures ahead faced almost certain death. Desperate to save them, the United States government hatched a daring plan that involved sending three men into brutal weather conditions, on foot, on a journey of more than 1500 miles...but they had to be the right three men.

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