What Makes Nelson Special?

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Adam Preston looks at the qualities that make Nelson stand out as the foremost naval commander of his day - and one of the greatest naval commanders in all of history, by examining how he conducted himself during the great battles for which he is commemorated - and an almost completely forgotten engagement as well. If you want to know why Nelson stands quite so high on the his column in Trafalgar Square - this episode helps to explain it.

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