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The '''Battle of Trafalgar''' was a battle that took place in [[19th century|1805]] on [[Earth]] between the [[Great Britain|British]] [[Royal Navy]] (led by [[Horatio Nelson]] aboard the [[HMS Victory|HMS ''Victory'']]) and [[France|French]] and [[Spain|Spanish]] ships. A member of [[Jean-Luc Picard]]'s family (possibly descended from [[Javier Maribona-Picard]]) served in this armed conflict. A painting hung depicting him, during the [[captain]]'s [[Nexus]] vision. ({{m|TNG|Star Trek Generations}})
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The '''Battle of Trafalgar''' was a battle that took place in [[19th century|1805]] on [[Earth]] between the [[Great Britain|British]] [[Royal Navy]] (led by [[Vice Admiral]] [[Horatio Nelson]] aboard the [[HMS Victory|HMS ''Victory'']]) and [[France|French]] and [[Spain|Spanish]] ships. A member of [[Jean-Luc Picard]]'s family (possibly descended from [[Javier Maribona-Picard]]) served in this armed conflict. A painting hung depicting him, during the [[captain]]'s [[Nexus]] vision. ({{m|TNG|Star Trek Generations}})
   
Prior to the battle, Lord Nelson told his men "''we expect every man to do his duty''". [[Benjamin Sisko]] considered Nelson's words to be an effective but simple exhortation and thought of them prior to the [[Battle of Cardassia]]. ({{n1|DS9|What You Leave Behind}})
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Prior to the battle [[Battle of Cardassia]], [[Benjamin Sisko]] remembered Nelson's signal to his fleet on the eve of battle as "''we expect every man to do his duty''". He considered it an effective but simple exhortation. ({{n1|DS9|What You Leave Behind}})
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Latest revision as of 00:20, October 17, 2010

The Battle of Trafalgar was a battle that took place in 1805 on Earth between the British Royal Navy (led by Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson aboard the HMS Victory) and French and Spanish ships. A member of Jean-Luc Picard's family (possibly descended from Javier Maribona-Picard) served in this armed conflict. A painting hung depicting him, during the captain's Nexus vision. (TNG movie: Star Trek Generations)

Prior to the battle Battle of Cardassia, Benjamin Sisko remembered Nelson's signal to his fleet on the eve of battle as "we expect every man to do his duty". He considered it an effective but simple exhortation. (DS9 novelization: What You Leave Behind)

Nelson's signal was "England expects that every man will do his duty".

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