A Signal Victory

A Signal Victory

The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813

eBook - 2012
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The Battle of Lake Erie on 10 September 1813 is considered by many to be the most important naval confrontation of the War of 1812. Made famous by the American fleet commander Oliver Hazard Perry's comment, "We have met the enemy and they are ours," the battle marked the U.S. Navy's first successful fleet action and was one of the rare occasions when the Royal Navy surrendered an entire squadron. This book draws on British, Canadian, and American documents to offer a totally impartial analysis of all sides of the struggle to control the lake. New diagrams of the battle are included that reflec.
Publisher: Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781612512266
1612512267
9781557508928
1557508925
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Altoff, Gerard T.

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