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karl1113
#1 Posted : 11 October 2013 13:05:52

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here's an interesting account of the famous battle.
http://www.theguardian.c...flash/0,,1504015,00.html
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#2 Posted : 12 October 2013 21:38:13

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[quote=karl1113]here's an interesting account of the famous battle.
http://www.theguardian.c...lash/0,,1504015,00.html[/quote]

Good post KarlBigGrin kind regards Mike
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#3 Posted : 12 October 2013 22:41:50

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Very interesting Karl and a very nice find, thanks for sharing.... Cool Cool

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#4 Posted : 13 October 2013 08:38:01

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I thought Collingwood was the first to engage which gave Nelson the hump for the rest of the day.
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#5 Posted : 13 October 2013 08:49:56

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Nice find Karl

For those interested in the Battle at Trafalgar you will find these links interesting...

http://www.channel4.com/...old-battle-of-trafalgar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/his...ower/trafalgar_01.shtml

Animated battle map - Enjoy watching the enemy run away!!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/his...algar/index_embed.shtml

http://www.nelsonsnavy.c...battle-of-trafalgar.html
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