Voices from the Battle of Trafalgar by Peter Warwick
By 1803 Napoleon Bonaparte was master of continental Europe and readying his troops for the invasion of England. The decisive action at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, under the command of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, established British naval superiority and effectively made a French invasion impossible. These are the experiences of those who were there. This is a stunning and vivid collection of contemporary eye witness accounts of the Battle of Trafalgar. published for the bicentennial anniversary of the historic battle. Here you will find original accounts from the great military leaders of the time - including Nelson and Napoleon - as well as the experiences of the ordinary seamen and civilian witnesses. This is a unique opportunity to experience the momentous battle through the accounts of those who were involved.