The age of fighting sail: the story of the naval War of 1812

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Doubleday, 1956 - History - 284 pages
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Study of the Naval War of 1812, its relation to the military policy of both the U. S. and Great Britain, and its strategy and tactics.

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The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812

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Forester covers the War of 1812 from the perspective of naval battles in this 1956 volume. He outlines how the inexperienced U.S. navy managed to more than hold its own against that of the British, which was a scourge of the seas for many years. Read full review


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