Nelson's blood-soaked Trafalgar coat on show in Paris


Coat the admiral wore when shot dead by a French sniper is to leave UK for the first time for show at Les Invalides, where lies Napoléon's body.

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The coat left bloodstained and bullet-torn after Horatio Nelson was fatally wounded by a French sharpshooter at the battle of Trafalgar is to make a posthumous incursion deep into the heart of former enemy territory, reports The Guardian.