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Brian Lavery - Nelson's Victory: 250 Years of War and Peace - 9781848322325 - 9781848322325
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Nelson's Victory: 250 Years of War and Peace

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Description for Nelson's Victory: 250 Years of War and Peace Hardcover. Published to coincide with the 250th anniversary of her launch and an exhibition at Chatham Historic Dockyard this title gives new and surprising revelations about her career. Num Pages: 192 pages, 115 colour & b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; HBJD; HBLL; HBWH; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 270 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1120.
May 2015 sees the 250th anniversary of the launch of HMS Victory, the ship that is so closely associated with Nelson and his great victory at Trafalgar and which, still extant, has today become the embodiment of the great Age of Sail. Many books have been written about Victory but none like this, which tells the full story of the ship since she first took to the waters in May 1765. It contains many surprises - that she was almost wrecked on her launch; that diplomacy conducted onboard her played a crucial role in provoking Napoleon's invasion of Russia in ... Read more

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Seaforth Publishing
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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About Brian Lavery
BRIAN LAVERY is the guest curator of the exhibition Victory 250 at Chatham Historic Dockyard. He has written more than thirty books on maritime history including the highly successful Nelson's Navy and Empire of the Seas, and he served for more than twenty years on the advisory committee that dealt with the most famous preserved ship in the world.

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