The Battle of Copenhagen : Nelson and the Danes

The Battle of Copenhagen : Nelson and the Danes

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 224 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781557504159
  • DDC分類 940.2745091634

Table of Contents

Author's preface                                   vii
Translator's preface viii
One grey morning in March 1 (8)
Denmark and high politics 9 (18)
The blessings of neutrality 9 (7)
Offensive policy 16 (6)
The Freya affair 22 (5)
Dress rehearsal for war 27 (16)
The League of Armed Neutrality 32 (4)
Britain strikes 36 (4)
The iron grip of major politics 40 (3)
Britain attacks 43 (22)
Strategy and tactics 43 (2)
Operation Copenhagen 45 (5)
Destination Denmark 50 (4)
The Sound or the Belt? 54 (6)
The cannon of Kronborg 60 (5)
Copenhagen's fortifications 65 (22)
The calm before the storm 65 (2)
The Defence Plan 67 (4)
Race against time 71 (5)
The plan and the despair 76 (4)
The defence line forms up 80 (7)
Dramatis personae 87 (30)
The manning of the defences 87 (11)
In the Copenhagen Roads 98 (10)
Denmark's allies 108 (9)
The Battle of Copenhagen -- Prologue 117 (22)
The last three days 117 (11)
Nelson's plan 128 (4)
Nelson's improvisation 132 (7)
The Battle of Copenhagen -- Act I 139 (27)
The first shots 139 (9)
The collapse of the middle sector 148 (18)
The Battle of Copenhagen -- Act II 166 (25)
The northern flank 166 (13)
The southern flank 179 (12)
The Battle of Copenhagen -- Act III 191 (19)
Nelson's emissary 191 (7)
The capitulation 198 (5)
Winners and losers 203 (7)
The Battle of Copenhagen -- Epilogue 210 (27)
The threat of bombardment 210 (4)
The diplomat and the admirals 214 (7)
The armistice 221 (4)
The lost war 225 (7)
Curtain down 232 (5)
References 237 (22)
Bibliography and Printed Sources 259 (6)
Index 265