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31-05-2015, 20:44

The Seafarers - Fighting Sail

The Seafarers - Fighting Sail
Author: A. B. C Whipple
The Seafarers - Fighting Sail
Time-Life Books
Format: PDF
Pages: 190
Language: English
Size: 30 MB

For anyone interested in naval history from the early 1700's until the early 1800's, including Trafalgar, this is the book to read !!! Mostly on the Royal Navy and the French Navy, it covers developments in tactics and shipbuilding, ordnance, and training, as well as the key naval personalities and battles of the era, especially Horatio Nelson. A must have for any naval historian.
The Mighty Shjp of the line
Essay: Battle at Sea: from "all hands" to broadside
A New day for His Majesty's admirals
A bloody nose for Napoleon at the Nile
Essay: The bittersweet life of a midshipman
Battle, Blockade and chase
Essay: Friends and foes: the Captains at Trafalgar
Trafalgar: the final kill
Essay: The Splendid spectacle

The Seafarers - Fighting Sail