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Fighting sail

Author: A B C Whipple; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1978.
Series: Seafarers, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profusely illustrated text discusses the English navy in the late eighteenth century and describes its ships, men, and battles with France and Spain.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whipple, A.B.C. (Addison Beecher Colvin), 1918-
Fighting sail.
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1978
(OCoLC)557905584
Named Person: Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount; Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B C Whipple; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809426560 9780809426560 0809426552 9780809426553
OCLC Number: 3649735
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The mighty ship of the line --
Battle at sea: from "all hands" to first broadside --
A new day for His Majesty's admirals --
A bloody nose for Napoleon at the Nile --
The bittersweet life of a midshipman --
Battle, blockade and chase --
Friends and foes: the captains at Trafalgar --
Trafalgar: the final kill.
Series Title: Seafarers, v. 2.
Responsibility: by A.B.C. Whipple and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Profusely illustrated text discusses the English navy in the late eighteenth century and describes its ships, men, and battles with France and Spain.

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