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At 12 Mr. Byng was Shot
At 12 Mr Byng was Shot
Author: Dudley Pope
A wonderfully compelling examination of the infamous episode immortalized by Voltaire in Candide. Admiral John Byng was shot on the deck of the HMS Monarch on March 14, 1757. His offense: following his superiors' orders. The British navy sent his poorly armed ship to fight the French, using outdated tactics. The offensive failed. T...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781842126073
ISBN-10: 1842126075
Publication Date: 10/28/2002
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Phoenix Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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