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By Gregory Fremont-Barnes

Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson's decisive victory over the mixed fleets of France and Spain on 21 October 1805 of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) continues to be one of many maximum naval triumphs in heritage. Off Cape Trafalgar, 27 British and 33 Franco-Spanish ships pounded one another in an epic four-hour fight on whose end result rested not anything below Britain's defense opposed to Napoleonic invasion. Nelson's very good strategies, inspiring management and some of the best education and morale of his crews left his competitors shattered in a savage stumble upon that not just marked the final nice conflict fought within the age of sail, yet ushered in a century of British naval mastery.

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