Trafalgar : The Biography of a Battle, Paperback / softback Book

Trafalgar : The Biography of a Battle Paperback / softback

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A superbly researched, gripping account of the most important naval battle in British history, which thwarted Napoleon at sea and created a national hero in Nelson21 October 1805: Britain, under Nelson, mastered the sea for six hours, annihilating her French and Spanish opponents.

In Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle, Roy Adkins embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in a narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. 'At least the equal to Stalingrad in blood, pace and telling detail' Independent on Sunday'Masterful... a compelling account' Bernard Cornwell, Mail on Sunday'First-rate... quite fascinating and filled with glimpses of the humanity of the men who fought so coolly yet ferociously' Allan Mallinson, Spectator


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