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Tomick
#1 Posted : 14 October 2013 10:23:08

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How Nelson relied on more than 1,000 overseas-born sailors at the Battle of Trafalgar

http://www.dailymail.co....s-Battle-Trafalgar.html
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#2 Posted : 14 October 2013 12:41:47

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Tomick wrote:
How Nelson relied on more than 1,000 overseas-born sailors at the Battle of Trafalgar

http://www.dailymail.co....s-Battle-Trafalgar.html


Very interesting post Mr TBigGrin Cheers Mike
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There was a short series on CH4 a while ago about foreigners in British forces at crucial moments in history, Trafalgar was one of the episodes along with the story of the polish pilots in the battle of britain - the series was called "Bloody Foreigners" think its on DVD tooBigGrin
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#4 Posted : 14 October 2013 15:02:26

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and of course the americans learn't from nelsons navy as well,and fine seamen too.
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karl1113 wrote:
and of course the americans learn't from nelsons navy as well,and fine seamen too.


Yes!! and now we must beat the polish fleet on TuesdayLOL LOL BigGrin Love Kind regards Mike
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