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Trafalgar 1805 : Nelson's crowning victory

Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Christa Hook
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Pub., 2005.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 157.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson's decisive victory over the combined fleets of France and Spain on 21 October 1805 remains one of the greatest naval triumphs in history. Off Cape Trafalgar, 27 British and 33 Franco-Spanish ships pounded each other in an epic four-hour struggle on whose outcome rested nothing less than Britain's security against Napoleonic invasion. Nelson's brilliant tactics, inspiring leadership and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fremont-Barnes, Gregory.
Trafalgar 1805.
Oxford : Osprey, 2005
(OCoLC)62224361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Christa Hook
ISBN: 184603678X 9781846036781
OCLC Number: 567913923
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Imprint; Contents; Introduction; Origins Of The Campaign; Chronology; Opposing Commanders; British Commanders; French Commanders; Spanish Commanders; Opposing Navies; The Royal Navy; The French Navy; Orders Of Battle; The Spanish Navy; Opposing Plans; French Plans; British Plans; The Campaign; The Chase To The West Indies And Back; Nelson's Tactical Plan; Prelude To Battle; The Battle Of Trafalgar; The Lee Column; The Weather Column; Closing Phase; Aftermath; Braving The Storm; Significance Of The Battle; The Battlefield Today; Surviving Relics And Records.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 157.
Responsibility: Gregory Fremont-Barnes ; illustrated by Christa Hook.

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Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson's decisive victory over the combined fleets of France and Spain on 21 October 1805 remains one of the greatest naval triumphs in history. Off Cape Trafalgar, 27 British and 33 Franco-Spanish ships pounded each other in an epic four-hour struggle on whose outcome rested nothing less than Britain's security against Napoleonic invasion. Nelson's brilliant tactics, inspiring leadership and the superior training and morale of his crews left his opponents shattered in a savage encounter that not only marked the last great battle fought in the age of sail, but ushered in a ce.

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