The Enemy at Trafalgar: An Account of the Battle from Eye-witnesses' Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets
Using eye-witness narratives, letters and despatches from the French and Spanish fleets, author Edward Fraser creates a vivid account of the Battle of Trafalgar as seen from the other side. Numerous illustrations make this a unique study of the famous naval engagement.
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action Admiral Dumanoir Admiral Gravina Admiral Nelson Admiral Villeneuve admiral's Alava astern attack boats brave British Fleet broadside Bucentaure Cadiz Cape Trafalgar Captain Lucas Churruca coast Collingwood colours combat Combined Fleet command Commodore Cosmao crew deck Decres despatch dismasted Duguay Trouin enemy enemy's England Euryalus fate fell fight fire flag flagship fought Fougueux four France French admiral French Navy French ship frigate Galiano Gibraltar guns harbour honour hour hulk Infernet killed l'amiral l'ennemi leeward letter Lieutenant Lord Nelson Madrid Magon Marine in Paris masts midshipman Minister of Marine morning Napoleon naval Neptune night o'clock officers poop port Principe de Asturias prisoners prize quarter quarter-deck Rayo Rear-Admiral Redoutable Royal Sovereign sail Santa Ana Santisima Trinidad seamen sent ship's shot side signal Spain Spaniards Spanish Navy Spanish ships starboard surrender Swiftsure sword Temeraire three-decker Trafalgar vaisseau Valdez vessels Vice-Admiral Victory Villeneuve's wind windward wounded