Mutiny!: The Real History of the H.M.S. Bounty
On April 28th, 1789, a handful of men led by Fletcher Christian mutinied aboard the HMS Bounty, setting her captain, William Bligh, and 18 other men adrift, then vanishing into the Pacific Ocean. This is the story of the mutiny that became a landmark case in naval history.
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