By George Daughan
On the outbreak of the struggle of 1812, America’s customers regarded dismal. It used to be transparent that the first battlefield may be the open oceanbut America’s battle fleet, basically twenty ships robust, confronted a practiced British military of greater than one thousand men-of-war. nonetheless, via a mixture of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the yank army controlled to take the struggle to the British and switch the tide of the conflict: at the nice Lakes, within the Atlantic, or even within the japanese Pacific.
In 1812: The Navy’s War, prizewinning historian George C. Daughan tells the exciting tale of ways a handful of heroic captains and their stalwart crews overcame dazzling odds to guide the rustic to victory opposed to the world’s maximum imperial energy. a beautiful contribution to army and nationwide heritage, 1812: The Navy’s War is the 1st whole account in additional than a century of the way the U.S. military rescued the fledgling kingdom and secured America’s destiny.
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