Deeds that Won the Empire Historic Battle Scenes
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Deeds that Won the Empire Historic Battle Scenes

By W. H. (William Henry) Fitchett
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Table of Contents
  • DEEDS THAT WON THE EMPIRE
  • HISTORIC BATTLE SCENES
    • LONDON: JOHN MURRAY
    • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF PLANS
    • THE BATTLE OFF CAPE ST. VINCENT
    • THE SIEGE OF QUEBEC
    • THE SIEGE OF BADAJOS
    • THE BATTLE OF THE NILE
    • THE BATTLE OF ALBUERA
    • THE SIEGE OF CIUDAD RODRIGO
    • THE COMBAT OF RONCESVALLES
    • THE BATTLE OF ST. PIERRE
    • THE BATTLE OF THE BALTIC
    • THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO
    • THE ATTACK OF TRAFALGAR
    • THE FIGHT OFF CAPE ST. VINCENT
    • [Illustration: THE BATTLE OFF CAPE ST. VINCENT. Cutting the Spanish Line. From Allen's "Battles of the British Navy."]
    • THE HEIGHTS OF ABRAHAM
    • [Illustration: Siege of Quebec, 1759. From Parkman's "Montcalm & Wolfe."]
    • THE GREAT LORD HAWKE
    • THE NIGHT ATTACK ON BADAJOS
    • [Illustration: Siege of Badajos, 1812. From Napier's "Peninsular War."]
    • THE FIRE-SHIPS IN THE BASQUE ROADS
    • THE MAN WHO SPOILED NAPOLEON'S "DESTINY"!
    • GREAT SEA-DUELS
    • THE BLOOD-STAINED HILL OF BUSACO
    • OF NELSON AND THE NILE
    • [Illustration: THE BATTLE OF THE NILE. Doubling on the French Line. From Allen's "Battles of the British Navy."]
    • THE FUSILEERS AT ALBUERA
    • [Illustration: Battle of Albuera, 16th May, 1811. From Napier's "Peninsular War."]
    • THE "SHANNON" AND THE "CHESAPEAKE"
    • THE GREAT BREACH OF CIUDAD RODRIGO
    • [Illustration: Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo, 1812. From Napier's "Peninsular War."]
    • HOW THE "HERMIONE" WAS RECAPTURED
    • FRENCH AND ENGLISH IN THE PASSES
    • [Illustration: Combat of Roncesvalles, July 25, 1813. From Napier's "Peninsular War."]
    • FAMOUS CUTTING-OUT EXPEDITIONS
    • MOUNTAIN COMBATS
    • THE BLOODIEST FIGHT IN THE PENINSULA
    • [Illustration: Battle of St. Pierre, December 9th & 13th, 1813. From Napier's "Peninsular War."]
    • THE BATTLE OF THE BALTIC
    • [Illustration: The Battle of the Baltic, April 2nd, 1801. From Brenton's Naval History.]
    • KING-MAKING WATERLOO
    • [Illustration: Battle of Waterloo, June 18th, 1815.]
    • I. THE RIVAL HOSTS
    • II. HOUGOUMONT
    • III. PICTON AND D'ERLON
    • IV. "SCOTLAND FOR EVER!"
    • V. HORSEMEN AND SQUARES
    • VI. THE FIGHT OF THE GUNNERS
    • VII. THE OLD GUARD
    • VIII. THE GREAT DEFEAT.
    • THE NIGHT ATTACK OFF CADIZ
    • TRAFALGAR
    • I. THE STRATEGY
    • II. HOW THE FLEETS MET
    • [Illustration: The Attack at Trafalgar, October 21st, 1805. Five minutes past noon. From Mahan's "Life of Nelson."]
    • III. HOW THE VICTORY WAS WON
    • THE END
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