This book tells the exciting story about how the young American Republic established the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service (the predecessor to the Coast Guard), designed and built the most powerful class of frigate in the world, trained its seaman in gunnery and naval warfare and gained battle experience during the War of 1812.
All net proceeds from sales of the books go to the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA), the nation's oldest and largest professional not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to marine art and history.
Donald R. Hickey is a well-respected authority on the War of 1812 and professor of...
Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was...
One of the nation's greatest victories during the War of 1812 was Oliver Hazard Perry's...