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27 Oct 2023 8:27 p.m. PST
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Tango0126 Oct 2023 8:41 p.m. PST

… the Napoleonic Wars

"…If women had a hard time with lack of independence, and limited means of making a living during the early 1800s, men had a tough deal too.

I am, of course, talking about everyday-folk, not the wealthy sort from the landed and aristocratic classes — although many second sons from the well-to-do classes did join the navy, and therefore also shared to an extent, all the horrors and depredations of life on a ship…"

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14Bore27 Oct 2023 3:46 a.m. PST

Nice short concise read.
Famously one woman managed to disguise herself and served as a Marine on a couple of ships, survived doing it most her working years

Tango0127 Oct 2023 3:29 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it…


Sargonarhes27 Oct 2023 3:40 p.m. PST

I think I heard all about this in the book Captain John Crane.

Tango0128 Oct 2023 3:25 p.m. PST



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