Voices from the Battle of Trafalgar

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F+W Media, Sep 1, 2005 - History - 320 pages
On October 21, 1805, the most conclusive naval battle in the history of the world took place. This is a stunning and vivid collection of contemporary eyewitness accounts of that battle--the Battle of Trafalgar, published for the bicentenary of the historic battle. Readers will find original accounts from the great military leaders of the time--including Nelson and Napoleon--as well as the experiences of the ordinary seamen and civilian witnesses. A unique opportunity to experience a pivotal moment of history through the accounts of those who were involved, this book, will be an important record for years to come.

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Contents

Foreword
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We Have Gained a Great Victory
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The Trafalgar Campaign 18031805
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