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The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy
by Mark Collins Jenkins and David Taylor and Douglas Brinkley


Overview - Discover the epic naval story of the war that threatened to undo our nation in 1812. Riveting firsthand accounts enliven this official sea-level view of the conflict that proved American naval prowess a force to be reckoned with. Explore historic documents, letters, ephemera, and artifacts, including fascinating finds from the Navy's most recent underwater excavation of the war's lost ships.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Discover the epic naval story of the war that threatened to undo our nation in 1812. Riveting firsthand accounts enliven this official sea-level view of the conflict that proved American naval prowess a force to be reckoned with. Explore historic documents, letters, ephemera, and artifacts, including fascinating finds from the Navy's most recent underwater excavation of the war's lost ships. Featuring a colorful, diverse cast of characters--from sailors, spies, and ship's surgeons to commodores, Navy wives, and privateersmen--and incorporating hundreds of photographs, period illustrations, and contemporary and original maps, The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy is a sweeping panorama of a defining moment in U.S. history and a must-read for maritime aficionados and general history buffs alike.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781426209338
  • ISBN-10: 1426209339
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 280
  • Dimensions: 12.37 x 9.32 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.25 pounds


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Books > History > Military - Wars & Conflicts (Other)
Books > History > Military - Naval
Books > History > Military - United States

 
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