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Nelson's Refuge: Gibraltar in the Age of Napoleon

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Gibraltar has been one of Great Britain's most legendary fortresses since its capture from Spain in 1704 and its strategic location as the gatekeeper of the Mediterranean Sea has given it a commanding position in the history of Modern Britain and in the history of the region. When war erupted between Britain and France in 1793, Gibraltar was already established as an impre ...more
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published October 15th 2011 by US Naval Institute Press
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Peter Ferrari
I have a special interest in Gibraltar and I must say this book ticks all the boxes for me. It is particular interesting for those who would like to know more about Gibraltar's role in the Peninsular War. Great read for historical buffs.
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