French Warship Crews 1792-1805: From the French Revolution to Trafalgar

French Warship Crews 1792-1805: From the French Revolution to Trafalgar

by Terry Crowdy, Steve Noon
     
 

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This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the living conditions they had to endure at sea. Their experiences of fighting the British are covered in

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This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the living conditions they had to endure at sea. Their experiences of fighting the British are covered in depth; from preparing the ship for action, to the violent discharges of heavy calibre guns, the often gruesome realities of sea warfare are revealed through pictures and contemporary testimonies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841767451
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/08/2005
Series:
Warrior Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

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