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Horatio Nelson

Angus Konstam

Horatio Nelson

leadership, strategy, conflict

by Angus Konstam

  • 317 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Pub. in Oxford, Long Island City, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
  • Great Britain,
  • Admirals,
  • Biography,
  • Naval History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

    StatementAngus Konstam ; illustrated by Peter Dennis
    ContributionsDennis, Peter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA87.1.N4 K67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25088556M
    ISBN 109781849084956
    LC Control Number2011378852

    Horatio Nelson Nelson, Viscount, –, British admiral. The most famous of Britain's naval heroes, he is commemorated by the celebrated Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square, London. Early Life He entered the navy at the age of 12 and became a captain at the age of He saw service in the West Indies, in the Baltic, and in Canada. by Brooke C. Stoddard. Days before the impending Battle of Trafalgar, a sailor on Horatio Nelson’s flagship Victory was so busy ensuring that each man’s letters home were secured for dispatch on a vessel bound for England that he forgot until after the ship had sailed that he hadn’t included his own. Hearing of it, Admiral Nelson had a signal hoisted to call the courier ship back so the.

    Horatio Nelson, a force of nature as presented in this writing, was in a class by himself. But for a few typos, I give this short story of one hero whom battled himself to the rank of Admiral almost 5 stars. Much has been written about the famed Admiral, and even movies have portrayed the man. Being a student of history I find this book a great /5(2). This biography of Horatio Nelson juxtaposes details of his daily life, loves, friendships and opinions with the great events which make him one of the most memorable figures in British history. This is the story of the man who saved Britain from invasion and gave it maritime supremacy.

    The life of Horatio Nelson is described in this book which is part of a series on famous figures who shaped historical events. Through the use of artwork, documentary evidence and fact-filled information panels, a rounded picture is given of him and the turbulent times in which he lived. Mar 03,  · Horatio Lord Nelson (Book): Lavery, Brian: Horatio Nelson () was undoubtedly Britain's greatest naval leader and perhaps the greatest sea commander of all time. Although his complex character often made him enemies and led to mistakes in both his public and private life, he was an unrivaled seaman, an original and brave tactician, and a charismatic leader. .


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