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By George C. Daughan

At the outbreak of the conflict of 1812, America's clients appeared dismal. It used to be transparent that the first battlefield stands out as the open ocean—but America's conflict fleet, in basic terms twenty ships robust, confronted a practiced British military of greater than 1000 men-of-war. nonetheless, via a mix of nautical deftness and sheer bravado, the yankee military controlled to take the struggle to the British and switch the tide of the warfare: 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 astonishing 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 entire account in additional than a century of the way the U.S. military rescued the fledgling kingdom and secured America's future.

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