Naval History Magazine - October 2005 Volume 19, Number 5

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After years of doggedly seeking a climactic naval battle with France, Admiral Horatio Nelson seized the moment on 21 October 1805 off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. The long British campaign and ensuing...

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  • Book Reviews

    Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle that Changed the World

    Roy Adkins. New York: Viking, 2005.416 pp. $27.95.

    Reviewed by Robert S. Bolia

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  • Lasting Lessons of Trafalgar
    By Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

    After years of doggedly seeking a climactic naval battle with France, Admiral Horatio Nelson seized the moment on 21 October 1805 off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. The long British campaign and ensuing dramatic fight offer enduring lessons of...

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    By Ann Blackman

    The explosion of the massive cannon nicknamed the "Peacemaker" on board the revolutionary USS Princeton struck the highest strata of Washington society and the lowest.

  • Norfolk vs. San Diego
    By Bruce Linder

    East vs. West; southern hospitality vs. California chic; climate, history, roots. There are many reasons why Norfolk and San Diego should be fundamentally different. Why then are they present-day naval mirror images of each other?

  • On Our Scope
    By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief


 
 

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