Nelson: The essential Hero

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In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelson’s 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 Nelson’s 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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In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelson’s 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 Nelson’s 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

Author=Ernle Bradford
Pages=111
Published=1977
Book Condtion=Ex public library book.library plate on front endpaper.generally good condition

Weight 755 g

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