The Naval War of 1812, Or, The History of the United States Navy During the Last War with Great Britain: To which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans
Twenty three year old Roosevelt's acclaimed history of the War of 1812.
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Impressive in its subtlety and balanced reflection on competing accounts T.R. is nonetheless positively giddy in his muscular and heroic narrative of American naval success in the war. Cf. The ... Read full review
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