By George Daughan
On the outbreak of the struggle of 1812, America’s clients seemed dismal. It was once transparent that the first battlefield will be the open oceanbut America’s struggle fleet, in basic terms twenty ships robust, confronted a practiced British army of greater than one thousand men-of-war. nonetheless, via a mixture of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the yankee army controlled to take the struggle to the British and switch the tide of the struggle: at the nice Lakes, within the Atlantic, or even within the jap 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 miraculous odds to guide the rustic to victory opposed to the world’s maximum imperial strength. a beautiful contribution to army and nationwide historical past, 1812: The Navy’s War is the 1st whole account in additional than a century of the way the U.S. army rescued the fledgling kingdom and secured America’s destiny.
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