Defiance at Sea: Dramatic Naval War Action

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Book Sales, 2004 - History - 192 pages
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These 14 vivid tales of maritime warfare and daring span the centuries from 1591 to 1982. Go along with Grenville on the Revenge on a doomed mission as he and his British shipmates took on a Spanish fleet -- alone. Then sail with Barfleur and the French at La Hogue (1693), Captain Nelson at Cape St. Vincent (1792), and the USS Constitution in the War of 1812. 14 battles in all.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Had Barfleur Had No Morrow
17
Nelsons Patent Boardng
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Jon Guttman is senior editor, research director, and contributing writer for the Weider History Group, which publishes "Aviation History," Specializing in World War I aviation, he has written eleven titles in the past including the popular "Balloon Busting Aces of World War I" in Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces series. The author lives in Leesburg, VA.

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