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By George C. Daughan

At the outbreak of the conflict of 1812, America's customers appeared dismal. It used to be transparent that the first battlefield could be the open ocean—but America's struggle fleet, purely twenty ships powerful, confronted a practiced British military of greater than 1000 men-of-war. nonetheless, via a mix of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the yank military controlled to take the struggle to the British and switch the tide of the battle: 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 extraordinary odds to steer the rustic to victory opposed to the world's maximum imperial strength. 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. army rescued the fledgling kingdom and secured America's future.

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