Geoffrey Bennett was a distinguished naval historian who also served for 35 years in the Royal Navy. As such, he brings an understanding of naval history and naval issues to this book in a way which is rarely achieved and, together, these attributes combine to create the most interesting read.
Geoffrey Bennett was a distinguished naval historian who also served for 35 years in the Royal Navy. In telling the reader about the "real" Nelson - faults and all, the author does not seek to remove this great hero of Trafalgar from his worthy pedestal
Items related to Nelson the Commander (Penguin Classic Military History). Captain Geoffrey Bennett RN (1909-1983) served in the Royal Navy from 1923 until 1958, during which time he was for three years Naval Attache in Moscow.
Items related to Nelson the Commander (Penguin Classic Military History). Geoffrey Bennett Nelson the Commander (Penguin Classic Military History). ISBN 13: 9780141391298. He is the author of several distinguished books on the history of naval warfare, including The Battle of Jutland, Coronel and the Falklands, The Battle of the River Plate and Navalbattles of the First World War which is also published in Penguin Classic Military History.
Nelson the Commander (Penguin Classic Military History . . In other books I've read about British naval history, unless they dealt with a period as late as WWII, the early Bennett does an excellent job of examining Nelson's career and his strengths and weaknesses as a commander. ASIN. He does not succumb to either idolization of Nelson or go to the other extreme of trashing him.
Nelson the Commander (Pe.has been added to your Cart. Not just Nelson's personal life and romance, but the whole landscape of intrigue and shifting alliances during a fascinating time in European history. Interesting details of naval tactics and strategies, but not overwhelming in detail. Fun to read all this if you have travelled in Europe and Caribbean, especially to "English Harbour".
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Nearly two centuries after his death, does Nelson deserve his reputation as one of the world's great commanders?Nelson's triumphs have so caught the public imagination that his failures are barely remembered.
Though neither the Russians nor the Irish deny Nelson a niche in history's hall of fame, does he merit the supreme place that England accords him? Trafalgar was, after all, his only victory over an enemy fleet at sea: at Copenhagen and the Nile he destroyed ships at anchor. Did his strategy match his tactical skill? To what purpose did he pursue Villeneuve across the Atlantic to the West Indies - and back again?
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Bennett, Geoffrey Martin (1972). The Trafalgar Companion: A Guide to History's Most Famous Sea Battle and the Life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Aurum Press, London, 448 pages.
Author: Geoffrey Bennett
Category: Bio and Memoris
Publisher: Penguin Uk; New edition edition (May 1, 2002)
Pages: 368 pages
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