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  Battle of Trafalgar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Trafalgar, as seen from the mizzen starboard shrouds of the Victory by J.
The Battle of Trafalgar, fought on 21 October 1805, is part of the War of the Third Coalition assembled by Britain against France.
It was the most significant naval battle of the Napoleonic Wars and the pivotal naval battle of the 19th century.
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 Battle of Trafalgar - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the 18th Century naval battle tactics developed from the free-for-all melées of the 17th Century where the admiral commanding a fleet had little or no control of the disposition and actions of his ships.
The concept of the line of battle was developed where every ship of the line had its predetermined position in the line of battle and the fleet attempted to stay in this formation during the battle.
In 2005, the 200th anniversary of the battle was marked by six days of celebrations in Portsmouth during June and July, and at St Paul's Cathedral (where Nelson is entombed) and in Trafalgar Square in London in October, as well as across the rest of the UK.
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 Battle of Trafalgar @ Nelson.y2u.co.uk
The Battle of Trafalgar, fought on 21 October 1805, was the most significant naval engagement of the Napoleonic Wars and the pivotal naval battle of the 19th century.
He intended to attempt to break the enemy line of battle with two or three columns in order to cut the centre and rear of the fleet from its van, and then to concentrate his forces on the ships in rear part of the line.
In 2005, the 200th anniversary of the battle will be marked by six days of celebrations in Portsmouth during June and July, and at St Paul's Cathedral (where Nelson is entombed) and in Trafalgar Square in London in October, as well as across the rest of the UK.
nelson.y2u.co.uk /NL-Battle-of-Trafalgar.htm   (4650 words)

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