Image: Lieutenant Nobu Shirase: Portrait
Portrait of Nobu Shirase.
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'Shirase had provided Japan with a new kind of national hero and role model - one who was not a warrior or conqueror or political figure, but an ordinary man who had accomplished the extraordinary through relentless determination and courage'.
Chet Ross 2010
Chet Ross. 2010. Lieutenant Nobu Shirase and the Japanese Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912: A Bibliography. Published Adelie Books, Santa Monica