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Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle

By: Adkins, Roy A.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02678

ISBN: 0316725110

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. This was the great deciding conflict of the Napoleonic Wars - one that Roy Atkins describes, with use of many newly published first -hand accounts, in mesmerising , blow-by-blow detail. View more info

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The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo

By: Adkins, Roy;

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown.co.uk: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02923

ISBN: 0316728373

Condition: Very Good


Brought vividly to life by the words and stories of people caught up in the conflict, this is a sweeping history of the years of naval warfare that set the balance of power in Europe for the following century. Encompassing gallant duels between single ships, bloody battles between huge fleets, daring coastal raids, amphibious assaults on naval bases and the subtleties of espionage and naval intelligence, this global conflict truly was ' The War for all the Oceans.' There... View more info