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Posted By: Ref
23-Oct-09 - 08:16 PM
Thread Name: It's Trafalgar Day... (21 October 2009)
Subject: RE: It's Trafalgar Day... (21 October 2009)
Read Bernard Cornwell's "Sharpe's Trafalgar" for well-researched and eminently readable descriptions of the tactics and horrors of the battle.

It not only ended Napoleon's dreams of invading England, it destroyed Spain's navy and drove them to join England's camp.