Hardback Jack Tar : life in Nelson's navy / Roy and Lesley Adkins.
Publication year: 2008
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Little, Brown,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781408700549 (hbk.) : 1408700549 (hbk.) :
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-413) and index.
Extent: l, 429 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
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The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden warships. Drawn from all over Britain and beyond, often unwillingly, these ordinary men made the navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination.