By J D. Davies
The military additionally did a lot to form Wales itself. the city of Pembroke Dock was once created by means of the country's in simple terms Royal Dockyard, whereas the growth of the coal and copper industries used to be principally pushed through the army. entire, enlightening and provocative, Britannia's Dragon additionally explodes many myths approximately Welsh background, arguing that almost all Welshmen within the crusing military have been volunteers now not pressed males, and that relative to the dimensions of nationwide populations, proportionally extra Welsh seaman than English fought at Trafalgar.
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