Forgotten hero of Trafalgar


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 209 (October 2005), p. 8-15


This month is the 200th anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar. We also remember the death of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson at the moment of his greatest victory. But the man who took over from Nelson in the midst of combat - Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood - was an equally remarkable but far less celebrated naval warrior. George Green tells the story of Trafalgar and its forgotten hero