John Paul Jones: Father of the American Navy
A biography profiling the life of John Paul Jones, often called the Father of the American Navy, best known for his words, " I have not yet begun to fight." Includes source notes and timeline.
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Not Yet Begun to Fight
A Young Commander
Sailing for the United States
Fighting in Great Britain
Sailing on the Bonhomme Richard
Battle With the Serapis
A Hero on Two Continents
Adventures After the War
The Final Years
Life at a Glance
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