Nelson: The essential Hero

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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. With illustrations & maps
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. With illustrations & maps
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Author Ernle Bradford
Published 1977
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection of Gosport Library , library plate on front endpaper, generally good condition
Dimensions (cm) 16x24
Pages 368
Weight (g) 755.0000
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