|Battle of Trafalgar Bicentennary Stamps Issued by Great Britain October 18. 2005|
Under orders from Napoleon to attack the british fleet, Admiral Villeneuve and the combined fleets of France and Spain departed from Cadiz on the 19th of October.
|French and Spanish Ships putting to sea from Cadiz|
Under the Command af Admiral Horatio Nelson, the British Fleet abandoned orthodox tactics and attacked the combined Franco-Spanish Fleet head on, in 2 columns, in an attempt to split the enemy line into three groups.
|British Fleet Attacking in Two Columns|
|British Cutter Entrepreante attempting to rescus crew from French Achille|
|The Cutter Entrepreante with dismasted Britsh Belle Isle|
|Wounded Adm Horatio Nelson on deck of HMS Victory|
|cutter and HMS Pickle|
Wikipedia, Battle of Trafalgar, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Trafalgar