Sunday, October 21, 2012

Trafalgar Day

On this date in 1805, the inimitable Admiral Lord Nelson signaled from his ship the Victory those famous words, "England expects that every man will do his duty," then proceeded to annihilate the combined French and Spanish fleet off Spain's Cape Trafalgar. Click here to watch an animated video of the battle.

Battle of Trafalgar
Battle of Trafalgar
Portsmouth Battle of Trafalgar Procession, BBC News Hampshire & Isle of Wight

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