The Nelson touch at Trafalgar

G. Wheatly Cobb, A. M. Field
1911 Royal United Services Institution Journal  
The Praeot Porltloo of the Problem. THE interesting discussion on the Tactics of Trafalgar which was carried on in 1 9 5 did not result in a definite demonstration of the plan on which the great battle was fought, and the countrymen of Nelson are. still left in uncertainty whether the greatest master of naval tactics that the world has ever seen did or did not, in his last and most splendid achievemcnt, abandon his carefully prepared plan, the fruit of a life's experience and study, and trust
more » ... study, and trust entirely to luck and dash and gunnery for victory over a numerically superior and most gallant foe.
doi:10.1080/03071841109432825 fatcat:kpv2xczgbzfw5jwrwfxh2qetvi