Home  > Categories > Product List > Victory vs Redoutable, Ships of the line, Trafalgar 1805

Victory vs Redoutable, Ships of the line, Trafalgar 1805
80 page book.

 Other products to consider: (42)

Waterloo 1815
Osprey Books
$21.95 $15.89
Borodino 1812
Osprey Books
$21.95 $15.89
In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $18.95
You pay: $13.69
(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Add to cart
Add to watch list

Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP DUE9
View all products of type "Naval Warfare"
View all products of type "Battles"
About this book
Late in the morning on 21 October 1805, warships from the British and combined French and Spanish fleets clashed off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast. After a six month game of cat and mouse across the Atlantic, 27 British ships of the line engaged the Allied force of 33 ships of the line. This was a duel of skill, tenacity and bravery as captains and crews battled for mastery of the seas. This book is an opportunity to relive the action at Trafalgar - read the accounts of sailors who were there, and who experienced the sound of scraping cutlasses and bombarding cannons at one of the most important naval engagements of history. Understand how the guns were operated, learn about the training of crews and study the design and development of the incredible ships which dominated naval warfare of the period, as Gregory Fremont-Barnes reveals the revolutionary tactics used by Nelson to secure a victory that saved Britain from the threat of invasion and ensured British naval dominance for over a century.

  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Design and Development
  • Technical Specifications
  • Strategic Situation
  • The Combatants
  • Combat
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Aftermath
  • Bibliography
  • Index
Paperback; May 2008; 80 pages; ISBN: 9781846031342

We accept paypal, as well as mastercard, visa, american express and discover cards. We ship via UPS and US Postal Service.

Copyright © 2005-2016 Scale Hobbyist, all rights reserved