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" To THE BROTHERS OF ENGLISHMEN, THE DANES. Lord Nelson has directions to spare Denmark when no longer resisting. But if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken,... "
The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes by sir N.H ... - Seite 315
herausgegeben von - 1845
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History of the Norwegian People, Band 2

Knut Gjerset - 1915
...continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them." 2 A second letter was dispatched immediately after the first, in which he stated that he made this...
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History of the Norwegian People, Band 2

Knut Gjerset - 1915
...continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them." 2 A second letter was dispatched immediately after the first, in which he stated that he made this...
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A History of Sea Power

William Oliver Stevens, Allan Ferguson Westcott - 1920 - 458 Seiten
...continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set fire to the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them." A truce followed, during which Nelson removed his ships. Next day he went ashore to open negotiations,...
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Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era: 1760 - 1815

Hildor Arnold Barton - 1986 - 447 Seiten
...the event of further resistance he would be compelled to set fire to the ships now in British hands, "without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them."50 The threat produced the desired effect. Denmark had done more than honor required in defending...
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Nelson's Navy: English Fighting Ships, 1793-1815

David Tudor Davies - 1996 - 201 Seiten
...longer resisting; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the Floating-batteries he has taken,...brave Danes who have defended them. Dated on board His Britannick Majesty's ship Elephant, Copenhagen Roads, April 2nd, 1801. This was effectively the end...
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War and Society in Revolutionary Europe, 1770-1870

Geoffrey Best - 1998 - 336 Seiten
...Brothers of Englishmen, the Danes', and regretting that unless they ceased firing, he would be 'obliged to set on fire all the Floating-Batteries he has taken,...of saving the brave Danes who have defended them'. At a court banquet during the armistice, he distinguished a young Danish lieutenant by telling the...
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Horatio Lord Nelson

Brian Lavery - 2003 - 144 Seiten
...longer resisting; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the Floating-batteries he has taken,...of saving the brave Danes who have defended them.' It was a highly ambiguous document, offering humanity but threatening the most painful of deaths to...
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Nelson: Love & Fame

Edgar Vincent - 2004 - 640 Seiten
...longer resisting; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the Floatingbatteries he has taken,...of saving the brave Danes who have defended them.' He was inviting the Danes to end the contest. He demanded that the letter be sealed properly and as...
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The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson

Terry Coleman - 2004 - 496 Seiten
...was ruthless, and so was his threat to set fire to the floating batteries he had taken at Copenhagen, 'without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them', burning the men with the batteries. He thereby procured a truce, and stated that his motive in asking...
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The Line Upon a Wind: The Great War at Sea, 1793-1815

Noel Mostert - 2008 - 800 Seiten
...continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them.' The purser, Thomas Wallis, simultaneously made his own copy then put the letter into an envelope which...
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