❴Download❵ ➼ The Fighting Temeraire Author Sam Willis – E17streets4all.co.uk The HMS Temeraire one of Britain`s most illustrious fighting ships is known to millions through JMW Turner`s masterpiece The Fighting Temeraire 1839 which portrays the battle scarred veteran of Britai The HMS Temeraire one of Britain`s most illustrious fighting ships is known to millions through JMW Turner`s masterpiece The Fighting Temeraire which portrays the battle scarred veteran of Britain`s wars with Napoleonic France In this evocative new volume Sam Willis tells the extraordinary story of the vessel behind the painting and the making of the painting itselfTurner's Temeraire was the second ship in the Royal Navy to carry the name The first a French warship captured and commandeered by the British in served with distinction during The Fighting PDF/EPUB ² the Seven Years' War before being sold off in The second Temeraire named in honor of her predecessor was a prestigious three decked gun warship that broke through the French and Spanish line directly astern of Nelson`s flagship Victory at Trafalgar in saving the Vice Admiral at a crucial moment in the battle This tale of two ships spans the heyday of the age of sail the climaxes of both the Seven Years War and the Napoleonic Wars Filled with richly evocative detail and narrated with the pace and gusto of a master storyteller The Fighting Temeraire is an enthralling and deeply satisfying work of narrative history.
Dr Sam Willis is a maritime historian and archaeologist and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society He is the author of the best selling Hearts of Oak Trilogy and the Fighting Ships Series He has consulted on maritime history for many clients including the BBC Channel NBC America and Christie's Sam's work is coloured by his knowledge and experience of seamanship Sam's uniue approach t.
- 352 pages
- The Fighting Temeraire
- Sam Willis
- 06 December 2016 Sam Willis