Young Nelsons: Boy sailors during the Napoleonic Wars

Young Nelsons: Boy sailors during the Napoleonic Wars

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"The fought like young Nelsons." The words of a schoolmaster, writing from aboard HMS Mars after the battle of Trafalgar, describing the valor of his pupils in the heat of battle. Made immortal by the novels of Patrick O'Brian, C. S. Forester and Alexander Kent, these boy sailors, alongside those of every other Royal Navy ship, had entered the British Navy to fight the French across every ocean of the world. There was a long-standing British tradition of children… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (March 20, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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