The History of Leith

May 30, 2010

A Victory soaked in blood: No monument will ever come close to capturing the utter carnage of the Navy’s finest hour

Blasted from the French guns at the speed of sound, the 32lb cannonballs could punch their way through the solid oak hulls of the English warships. But, during the opening, blood-spattered salvoes of the Battle of Trafalgar, many found much softer targets in the form of human flesh. for more click here

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