Naval War College Review

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You may be wondering which aspects of Wellington l shall tackle within the brief period of one lecture. This was rather an easy decision for me. A month ago a stimulating letter arrived from Admiral Turner outlining what you would like to hear. This immediately brought to my recollection the reasons Wellington gave for rating Fitzroy Somerset as the ideal aide-de-camp; he was absolutely truthful and utterly obedient, I do not imply that ! shall always arrive at the absolute truth in this lecture.