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In his new book, Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Birth of the American Navy, author Dr. Ronald Utt not only sheds new light on the naval battles of the War of 1812 and how they gave birth to our nations great navy, but tells the story of the War of 1812 through the portraits of famous American war heroes. From the cunning Stephen Decatur to the fierce David Porter, Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron relates how thousands of American men and boys gave better than they got against the British Navy. The great age of fighting sail is as rich in heroic drama as any epoch.
Dr. Utts Ships of Oak and Guns of Iron retrieves the American chapter of that epoch from unjustified obscurity, and offers readers an intriguing chronicle of the War of 1812 as well as a unique perspective on the birth of the U.S. Navy.
|Publisher:||Regnery Publishing, Incorporated, An Eagle Publishing Company|
|Publish Date:||Dec 04, 2012|
|Number of Pages:||528|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.95|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.0 x 6.0 x 2.0|
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