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BATTLE OF THE NILE, 1ST AUGUST 1798

Having searched the Mediterranean, Nelson finally found the enemy in Egypt. The French, moored in a line in the bay of Aboukir, thought that Nelson would not approach until the next day and then only on their starboard side. Instead, the battle began at sunset and the British attacked on both sides of the Fre...

  • Id: battle-of-the-nile_1798-b2p-094
  • Name: BATTLE OF THE NILE, 1ST AUGUST 1798
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: NELSON'S SHIPS
  • Book 2 Page: 94