Download e-book for kindle: A Great & Glorious Victory: New Perspectives on the Battle by Richard Harding

By Richard Harding

ISBN-10: 1848320086

ISBN-13: 9781848320086

In October 2005 a world naval convention was once held at Portsmouth and famous historians and naval officials from world wide, together with Colin White, Brian Lavery, Contre Amiral Remi Monaque and Admiral Sir Jonathan Band, now First Sea Lord, gave a sequence of papers on elements of the conflict of Trafalgar. Containing a wealth of recent info they're now shape the middle of this publication.

Twelve chapters conceal each point of the conflict but in addition discover very important linked issues reminiscent of the Grand Armee and the invasion chance, and the British defenses opposed to invasion within the years ahead of 1805. at the conflict itself there are items at the ships, males and the strategies, and significant chapters from the French and Spanish views. probably the main groundbreaking contribution is from the ‘Inshore Squadron’, a naval war-gaming team, which produced a timeline that's the such a lot actual but to be had and divulges, among different issues, the character of the ship-on-ship activities and the timing of a few of the set occasions. placed into its strategic, political and financial context, the conflict is delivered to existence in a fashion which distinguishes it from the entire different debts that experience seemed and provides lovers and historians the main updated and demanding reassessment that's to be had.

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