THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR: Lord Nelson Sweeps the Sea by Alan Villiers
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THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR: Lord Nelson Sweeps the Sea

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This account stays right on course through the whole sea battle. The action rolls along in the present tense, drawing frequently on quotes from first-hand reports of the events. The brilliant tactics used on both sides are fully appreciated here and the movement of each ship is pinpointed. And there are the minor anecdotes that make a battle distinctive and real, a brief, telling biography of Lord Nelson, and an assessment of the importance of Trafalgar.

Pub Date: Sept. 13th, 1965
Publisher: Macmillan