The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo

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As France emerged from revolution, a young general named Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt, hoping next to march overland to India. It would not happen. Britain swung her forces into action to battle for control of the world's sea-lanes and thus all international trade. The Battle of the Nile and then at Acre were the first sallies in what would be fifteen years of bitter fighting. It was a war won at sea, and by the time of Waterloo Britain had gained control and possessed the foundations of her vast empire.Brought vividly ...

The War for All the Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo 2008, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo 2007, Abacus, London

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The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo 2006, Little, Brown & Company, New York

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