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Nelson and his captains

sketches of famous seamen

by W. H. Fitchett

  • 13 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Smith, Elder, & co. in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805 -- Military leadership,
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography,
    • Ship captains -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W. H. Fitchett ... with portraits and a facsimile letter.
      LC ClassificationsDA87.1.A1 F5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 322 p.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6925497M
      LC Control Number03006944

      He spent the following weeks preparing and refining his tactics for the anticipated battle and dining with his captains to ensure they understood his intentions. Nelson had devised a plan of attack that anticipated the allied fleet would form up in a traditional line of battle. Nelson's idea . Jun 15,  · Nelson’s Band of Brothers is researched and written by distinguished historians, descendants of Nelson’s officers, and members of the Club. This new volume includes concise biographies of one hundred officers who fought with Nelson in his three great battles.

      Oct 07,  · Nelson: Britannia’s God of War Andrew Lambert - Pages This book was purchased for me by a friend in Bakewell, England. My friends know that my first career choice was to be a Roman General or Proconsul/5. Rather, in the delicacy and penetration of his analyses of personal behavior, Vincent is more than a little reminiscent of Jane Austen—herself no slouch, by the way, in naval matters (her brother Francis was one of Nelson's captains). Indeed, his book often reads more like a .

      Sep 10,  · His Nelson is often ridiculous, sometimes sublimely brilliant, touched with the tragedy of life and bathed in the glories of war, a man of contradictions which seem never to have been resolved. The biography is a brilliant read, capturing what feels like a . May 17,  · Mitch Nelson, the Special Forces captain, takes on the role of leading man in this huge cast (a list of the book’s key players runs to more than names), but the author sketches Nelson and.

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Jan 01,  · Nelson and His Captains book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Lord Nelson's brilliant naval strategy and unparalleled command ga /5(12). Nelson And His Captains: Sketches Of Famous Seamen [Illustrated Edition] eBook: William Henry Fitchett: Kindle StoreAuthor: William Henry Fitchett.

Nelson's ability to inspire his captains, and to leave them free to fight their ships as they believed best in the heat of the battle was linked to his description of the captains as his "band of brothers", and later came to be referred in a general manner to those under his command later in his career.

Nelson and His Captains: Sketches of Famous Seamen - Kindle edition by W. Fitchett. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Nelson and His Captains: Sketches of Famous William Henry Fitchett.

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Aug 07,  · What Ludovic Kennedy's book does, and which marks it out as outstanding in the genre, is that it shifts the focus slightly away from Nelson himself to his 'Band of Brothers' (a much earlier one than Stephen Ambrose's current success story!), the loyal 5/5(3).

Nelson's plan was indeed a gamble, but a carefully calculated one. During the period of blockade off the coast of Spain in October, Nelson instructed his captains, over two dinners aboard Victory, on his plan for the approaching festivous-ilonse.comon: Between Cadiz and Cape Trafalgar, Andalusia.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Nelson and His Captains This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book. Ludovic Kennedy skilfully interweaves the stories of these captains with that of Nelson himself to give a fast-moving and comprehensive picture of a vital decade in naval history.

Alongside a vivid and scholarly account of the great battles, he provides a candid and intimate portrait of Nelson, and of his developing intrigue with Lady Hamilton Author: Ludovic Kennedy. Get this from a library. Nelson and his captains: sketches of famous seamen. [W H Fitchett].

Nelson and His Captains | Includes 11 portraitsNELSON is the only figure amongst the great sea-captains of the Napoleonic war of which the human memory keeps any vivid image. The iron face of Jervis looks out on us for a moment from the smoke of St.

This work is an account, not so much of Nelson as of his captains—the men of the Nile and of Trafalgar. "They," said Nelson, of a group of his captains, "are my children; they serve in my school, and I glory in them." And we cannot understand the "school" without some clear mental image of the master who stamped his impress so deeply on it.

Nov 06,  · Read "Nelson And His Captains: Sketches Of Famous Seamen [Illustrated Edition]" by William Henry Fitchett available from Rakuten Kobo. Includes 11 portraits NELSON is the only figure amongst the great sea-captains of the Napoleonic war of which the human Brand: Wagram Press.

Buy Nelson And His Captains (Penguin Classic Military History S.) New edition by Ludovic Kennedy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get nelson a dream of glory book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Nelson and his captains: sketches of famous seamen Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Nelson: a character studyThe men of Nelson's schoolSir Edward BerryCaptain Edward RiouSir Henry BlackwoodSir Thomas Troubridge Pages: This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

While there is a perennial interest in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars and in Nelson himself, there is no reference work that chronicles all the captains of his ships, their social origins, their characters and the achievements in their lives beyond their service under Nelson.

This new book, researched and written by distinguished. Part travel book, part biography and moving testimony to Nelson's faithful captains, Nelson's band of Brothers presents the opportunity to rediscover local heroes. About the Author.

Capt. Peter Hore, RN, now retired, is a former Head of Defence Studies for the Royal Navy. He is the 5/5(2). Nelson and His Captains by Kennedy, Ludovic and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Apr 17,  · Few sea captains could claim they crossed bowsprits with Lord Nelson and sailed away – ship and cargo intact – but Nathaniel Carver of Plymouth, Massachusetts, was one who did. The British flagship signaled for him to retreat but Nelson put his telescope to his blind eye and said, “I really do not see the signal!” a branded book Author: David Kindy.They returned his affection.

Of course, this aided his path to victory; the sailors and captains who served with him were eager to go where he led and fought, for Nelson personally, if for no other reason. His great flaw, the abandonment of his wife for Lady Hamilton, has always tarnished his glory, but even this may have stemmed from his bravery.The Paperback of the Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World by Roy Adkins at Barnes & Noble.

Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World out of 5 based on individual Captains depended on signals from their Flag Admiral to set the ongoing battle strategy. Nelson gave his Captains the initiative to make their /5.