A wild, at times hilarious, at times touching, romp set during the War of 1812. Redcoats and Bluecoats face off, slaves seek their freedom, looters and pirates hope to take advantage of the chaos of war, while many people are trying to survive.
Tag - War of 1812
An excellent description and analysis of David Porter's cruise in southern Pacific Ocean. Daughan balances describing Porter's excellent leadership of the Essex and Porter's borderline stupid decision to claim Nuku Hiva for the United States.