Every Man Will Do His Duty

This is an anthology of first-hand accounts from the Age of Nelson. For any student of the period, this is a very valuable collection of accounts that portray the realities of the times. Many books covering this period of naval history concentrate on the senior commanders and the nationalist view of the author’s country. In this anthology there are many interesting diversions from tradition, including several American memoirs recounting the treatment of Yankee sailors on board a British man-of-war



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