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Cronkite Collection: Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail
Title:      Nelson and the Age of Fighting Sail
BookID:      459
Authors:      Oliver Warner
ISBN-10(13):      0000000000
Publisher:      HarperCollins
Number of pages:      0
Language:      Not specified
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:     

The brief, brilliant career of a young admiral would doubtless have appealed to the people of any patriotic nation in any era. But to the English of the early nineteenth century Horatio Nelson seemed an ideal personality. When he died at Trafalgar at the age of forty-seven, he had become the greatest figure of England's naval history, the most spectacular officer of that age in which sailing ships were at their fighting best. . .

   
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