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Osprey Special Editions (Military) : The Trafalgar Companion

The battle of Trafalgar lasted just five hours, yet those short hours forever shattered Napoleon's dream of adding England to his list of conquests. This book, written by a number of respected authors, examines not only the battle but also the characters and motivation of the men that fought in it, including the great commanders Nelson and Villeneuve. Exploring the political and military aspects of the fighting, it provides detailed analyses of the tactics deployed by both sides, showing how strategies were translated into action. Text by Alexander Stilwell.

    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Rivals
  • Nelson the Man
  • Nelson the Commander
  • The French and Spanish Perspective
  • Tactics
  • HMS Victory
  • Engage the Enemy More Closely'
  • Nelson and Trafalgar : The Legacy

 

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