The Line Upon a Wind

The Line Upon a Wind

The Great War at Sea, 1793–1815


Hardback800pp Illustrated

9780393066531     Product Code: 277187


Rockets, torpedoes and submarines were among the innovations in weapons technology first deployed during the 22 years of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. This narrative history ranges from the Mediterranean to the West Indies, Egypt to Scandinavia, following Napoleon's great struggle against Nelson and the other extraordinary characters who adapted their abilities to the strategic and tactical demands of a new age of naval warfare.

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