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Politics Surrounding Prisoners of War, 1793 to 1815 - Institute of Historical Research Seminar Tomorrow
During the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, prisoners of war became pawns in the political power struggle between the French and British governments. During this period the traditional custom of regular prisoner exchanges changed into that of retention of prisoners for the duration of the war. 52 more words
“What grand ships,” Nelson gasped.
Fitzsimmons could only assume his mind had gone, yet again. These primitive vessels could hardly have impressed him after jaunts in space aboard the most impressive men of war, in possibly the universe. 539 more words