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A Politically Correct Battle of Trafalgar

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A Politically Correct Battle of Trafalgar

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A Politically Correct Battle of Trafalgar

A Politically Correct Battle of Trafalgar

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Nearly 170 ships crowded the waters off Portsmouth on England's south coast Tuesday night to mark the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar. In the real battle, the British navy routed Napoleon's French fleet. The recreation was watered down a bit.