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Eye-witnesses to Nelson"s battles

Hewitt, James.

Eye-witnesses to Nelson"s battles

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Published by Osprey in Reading .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 199-201.

      Statementedited by James Hewitt.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesHis Eye-witnesses to history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA87.1.N4 H4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 206, [16] p.
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5319106M
      ISBN 100850450489
      LC Control Number72169497


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