Nelson by Ernle Bradford
The Essential Hero

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With 15 illustrations in black and white 8vo pp. 368 ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ)
 

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Ernle Bradford was born in 1922 and died in 1986. He was a noted British historian specializing in the Mediterranean world and naval topics. Bradford was an enthusiastic sailor himself and spent almost thirty years sailing the Mediterranean, where many of his books are set. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, finishing as the first Lieutenant of a destroyer. Bradford lived in Malta for a number of years. He did occasional broadcast work for the BBC, was a magazine editor, and wrote many books including Hannibal; Paul the Traveller; Julius Caesar: The Pursuit of Power; Christopher Columbus; The Mighty Hood; The Battle for the West: Thermopylae; The Great Betrayal: Constantinople 1204; Three Centuries of Sailing; The America's Cup; The Sultan's Admiral: Barbarossa; Nelson: The Essential Hero; Ulysses Found; Siege of Malta 1940-1943; Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea; The Companion Guide to the Greek Isles; The Great Siege; Cleopatra; The Journeying Moon; The Great Siege of Malta 1565.
 
Published January 1, 1977 by MacMillan London Limited. 368 pages
Genres: History, War, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Non-fiction

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Fearless to the point of foolhardiness, deprived by his wife of the passion he found with Lady Hamilton, a key contributor to modern warfare with his development of the ""total annihilation"" doctrine--this skillful portrait of the British hero of the Napoleonic Wars adds no fundamental new asses...

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