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Paving the way for Waterloo, and empire

By Katharine A. Powers
October 2, 2005

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This month marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of the great naval hero Horatio, Lord Nelson. The victory is the most celebrated feat of the Royal Navy under sail, that great entity that has inspired, and continues to inspire, an entire field of magnificent literature. Furthermore, as the last full-fledged battle between fleets of ... (Full article: 1121 words)

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