War of 1812

Jefferson Exchange | November 4, 2013
12:41 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

The Rise Of American Naval Power On "The Shining Sea"

Credit Basic Books

"Don't give up the ship," Navy Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry said during the War of 1812. 

Fellow Navy man David Porter did not heed the advice.  But Porter is the man historian George Daughan chose to profile in his book The Shining Sea. 

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