Nelson's Battles The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail
Автор: Nicholas Tracy Язык материала: Английский
This book is a brilliant study of those naval battles of Horatio Nelson which played such an important role in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte. It is a significant contribution to the study of the development of strategy and naval tactics in the eighteenth century. His three great victories at the Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar are described in detail, as well as the ships and their armament, strategy. battle tactics, signals and instructions and, not least, the protagonist himself.