Nelson the Essential Hero -Ernle Bradford

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Horatio Nelson is considered by some to be one of the most inspiring and perplexing characters in history. In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelsons own battles, but also looks at naval warfare of the period in general. The author describes the strategies, the tactics, the ponderous ship-to-ship bombardments, the terrifying injuries, as well as Nelsons policy of annihilation of the opposing fleet, making the point that Nelson regarded the escape of a single enemy ship as a failure.
Horatio Nelson is considered by some to be one of the most inspiring and perplexing characters in history. In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelsons own battles, but also looks at naval warfare of the period in general. The author describes the strategies, the tactics, the ponderous ship-to-ship bombardments, the terrifying injuries, as well as Nelsons policy of annihilation of the opposing fleet, making the point that Nelson regarded the escape of a single enemy ship as a failure.
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Author Ernle Bradford
Published 1977
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition
Dimensions (cm) 17x24
Pages 368
Weight (g) 745.0000
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