Which naval hero won the battle of cape st vincent the nile and Copenhagen?
Admiral Horatio Nelson (later made Lord Nelson).
What scene of a naval battle off the southern coast of Spain in which the british defeated the french fleet in 1805?
What was the scene of naval battle off the southern coast of Spain in which the British defeated the French fleet in 1805?
The American invasion of Guadalcanal occurred on August 7, 1942, and it was the first American offensive operation of World War II. They captured the airfield (Henderson Field) and, after six months of some of the most ferocious battles of the Pacific War, pushed the Japanese off the island. Capturing the island allowed the Americans to use it as the launching point for the South Pacific campaigns to follow. Many historic naval battles were fought…
On October 21, 1805 the British Fleet met and destroyed the combined French and Spanish Fleets off the Cape of Trafalgar on the Atlantic coast of southern Spain. Lord Vice Admiral Nelson was killed in the battle. His body was returned to England in a barrel of brandy. His flagship, HMS Victory, is on display in Portsmouth England. As a result of this battle Britain was to be the pre-eminent world Naval Power for the…
In 1805 Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson destroyed the combined fleets of Spain and France near the Cape Trafalger on the coast of Southwest Spain. Admiral Nelson was killed in the battle. His body was packed in a cask of brandy and returned to England for burial. His ship, HMS Victory, is the oldest ship still in commission in the Royal Navy. She is on display in Portsmouth.