Decision at Trafalgar: The Story of the Greatest British Naval Battle of the Age of Nelson

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Macmillan, Jun 14, 1999 - Fiction - 384 pages

The story of the greatest British naval battle of the Age of Nelson.

Renowned historian and novelist Dudley Pope explores the defining moment of the Age of Nelson. His compelling descriptions of the battle itself are backed by a wealth of historical detail, including a chronicle of the preceding year, revealing both the British and the French political motives, and explaining Nelson's strategy and Napoleon's response. Pope creates an intimate portrait of the life in the Royal Navy at its finest hour.

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Contents

IV
9
V
25
VII
38
VIII
46
IX
53
X
62
XI
74
XII
79
XXVII
205
XXVIII
216
XXIX
229
XXX
245
XXXI
259
XXXII
277
XXXIII
300
XXXIV
307

XIII
90
XIV
101
XV
106
XVI
115
XVIII
130
XX
136
XXI
143
XXIII
159
XXV
171
XXVI
188
XXXV
316
XXXVI
322
XXXVII
329
XXXVIII
333
XXXIX
335
XL
337
XLI
340
XLII
348
XLIII
357
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About the author (1999)

Dudley Pope (1927-1997) joined the merchant navy when he was sixteen. He was wounded in the Battle of the Atlantic, and went on to write The Black Ship and other naval literature.

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