By Ronald Utt

ISBN-10: 1621570029

ISBN-13: 9781621570028

ISBN-10: 1621573044

ISBN-13: 9781621573043

The conflict of 1812 is usually famous for a handful of occasions: the burning of the White apartment, the increase of the celebrity Spangled Banner, and the conflict of recent Orleans. yet in truth the best final result of that far away clash used to be the beginning of the U.S. army. throughout the warfare of 1812, America’s tiny fleet took at the mightiest naval strength in the world, besting the British in a string of victories that shocked either nations.

In his new booklet, Ships of Oak and weapons of Iron: The conflict of 1812 and the delivery of the yank Navy, writer Dr. Ronald Utt not just sheds new gentle at the naval battles of the struggle of 1812 and the way they gave delivery to our nation’s nice army, yet tells the tale of the conflict of 1812 during the photographs of well-known American battle heroes. From the crafty Stephen Decatur to the fierce David Porter, Ships of Oak and weapons of Iron relates how millions of yankee males and boys gave higher than they acquired opposed to the British army. the nice age of scuffling with sail is as wealthy in heroic drama as any epoch.

Dr. Utt’s Ships of Oak and weapons of Iron retrieves the yank bankruptcy of that epoch from unjustified obscurity, and provides readers an exciting chronicle of the warfare of 1812 in addition to a distinct point of view at the beginning of the U.S. Navy.

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