By George C. Daughan

At the outbreak of the conflict of 1812, America's customers regarded dismal. It was once transparent that the first battlefield may be the open ocean—but America's struggle fleet, simply twenty ships robust, confronted a practiced British army of greater than 1000 men-of-war. nonetheless, via a mixture of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the yank military 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 the way a handful of heroic captains and their stalwart crews overcame striking odds to guide the rustic to victory opposed to the world's maximum imperial energy. a beautiful contribution to army and nationwide background, 1812: The Navy's War is the 1st whole account in additional than a century of ways the U.S. army rescued the fledgling country and secured America's future.

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