Nelson's Fleet at Trafalgar

Nelson's Fleet at Trafalgar

by Brian Lavery
     
 

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The last in the long series of naval clashes between Britain and France, the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 saved Britain from invasion by Napoleon's fleet. In this text for scholars and general readers, museum curator Lavery draws upon eyewitness accounts and other primary sources to describe the stories of ordinary sailors involved in the conflict. The volume is… See more details below

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The last in the long series of naval clashes between Britain and France, the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 saved Britain from invasion by Napoleon's fleet. In this text for scholars and general readers, museum curator Lavery draws upon eyewitness accounts and other primary sources to describe the stories of ordinary sailors involved in the conflict. The volume is illustrated throughout with color images from the National Maritime Museum's archives. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781591146100
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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