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Nelson, the commander / Geoffrey Bennett.


New York : Scribner, [1972] .
ISBN 0684128861, 9780684128863

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Subjects Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Admirals.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Great Britain.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.
Description xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
©1972
Summary This analysis of Nelson's campaigns and battles is the first by a professional naval officer since that of Admiral Mahan in 1897. The author sets Nelson's failures at Tenerife and Boulogne against his triumphs at Cape St Vincent, the Nile, Copenhagen, and Trafalgar. He also examines Nelson's passion for Emma Hamilton and its consequences--the judicial murder of Caracciolo and such a flagrant disregard for orders that he was made to strike his flag.
Contents Dialectic -- Neptune's cradle -- Ship-of-the-line -- The fleet in which he served -- First steps to glory -- Aboukir Bay -- Emma -- To the Baltic -- Boulogne and Merton -- A long watch and a long chase -- Cape Trafalgar -- Legacy.
Genre Biography.
Naval history.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2633928
(OCoLC)ocm02633928
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WorldCat Identities Bennett, Geoffrey Martin.
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