The most incredible stories of survival

• The most incredible stories of survival

How firmly our body - and most importantly, what is the margin of our spirit? Almost every man considers himself strong. For good reason: the work is done, the family fed, paid credit ... But all this - the difficulties of civilized homo sapiens. Wildlife immediately puts everything in its place, showing what is really worth this or that individual. We'll tell you more exciting stories about the incredible power of the Spirit, which enabled people to survive in the most extreme conditions. Be strong!

Robertson Family

The most incredible stories of survival

As many as 38 days Robertson family wandered around the seas. Father, Dougal Roberson decided to ride the household: a driven thirst for adventure, the British farmer brought the schooner "Lucette" and headed in an unknown direction. Seventeen months Funny family roam the world's ocean, not knowing the problems. But the June 15, 1972, these guys met a flock of killer whales. Whales attacked the boat and split it. All the family moved into a single boat. They survived on rain water and turtle meat, which abounded in the Galapagos Islands. And everything would be fine - but the boat gave a leak. Japanese fishermen have removed Robertson almost drowned little vessel, breaking up before this whole pack of hungry sharks.

Harrison Auken

The most incredible stories of survival

May 28, 2013, divers searched for the cause of the disaster Jacson-4 ship that sank off the coast of Nigeria. What they did not expect to see, so it's a survivor. Harrison Oken was a cook on the ship. He went into the latrine just at that moment, as the vessel capsized. Unhappy cook was trapped - fortunately, here formed a bubble of air. Three days spent poor cook under water and have lost hope when he heard the sound of hammers. Divers pulled crazed with happiness cook: Oken vowed never in my life is no longer set foot on deck. Still would.

the Endurance Expedition

The most incredible stories of survival

Ernest Shackleton was not afraid to go to the conquest of the South Pole. His group of 28 people had to go all the continent and to ascend to the ship waiting for them on the other side. The problems began long before the scheduled trip. Endurance Shackleton's stuck in the ice, and people had to use the lifeboats. Fortunately, Shackleton was not only experienced, but also lucky commander: all participants managed to escape risky venture.

Juliane Koepcke

The most incredible stories of survival

This story is about a woman whose strength of will envy of any kid. Julian flew to LANSA Flight 508, which was hit by lightning and fell apart in the air. Discarding the panic, the girl strapped in tighter to his chair and began to pray. After flying for about three kilometers, she collapsed on the trees - and lived. But there was still one problem: the wild jungle, where there was not a single person. Julian cope with this, being able to hold out until the rescue party.

Apollo 13

The most incredible stories of survival

The legendary mission "Apollo 13" could result in a terrible tragedy. Faulty wiring sparked right next to an oxygen cylinder. The entire crew had to move into the lunar module and selected in the main room only in order to correct the flight - otherwise they would have been blown away into space. Maximum concentration helped Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred House to return to Earth unharmed.

Ralston

The most incredible stories of survival

And this is the guy whose story formed the basis for the movie "127 Hours". Climber climbed high into the mountains without telling anyone about the ascent of the familiar. When the stone crushed arm Ralston, trap him, the guy was just a little food and water. After waiting for three days, he decided to amputate his arm. Another two days were spent in unsuccessful (and very painful) attempts. The third construct impromptu guess Ralston saw. And then, climbers had to descend 65 meters down, using only the residual limb. The incredible strength of will!