By David Curtis Skaggs, Gerard T. Altoff
The conflict of Lake Erie on 10 September 1813 is taken into account via many to be an important naval disagreement of the warfare of 1812. Made well-known through the yankee fleet commander Oliver probability Perry's remark, we now have met the enemy and they're ours, the conflict marked the U.S. Navy's first winning fleet motion and used to be one of many infrequent events whilst the Royal military surrendered a whole squadron. This e-book attracts on British, Canadian, and American records to supply a unconditionally neutral research of both sides of the fight to manage the lake. New diagrams of the conflict are integrated that mirror the authors' amendment of conventional positions of assorted vessels. The ebook additionally evaluates the strategic historical past and tactical behavior of the British and the american citizens and the command management exercised via Perry and his British opponent, Commander Robert H. Barclay. no longer considering that James Fenimore Cooper's 1843 ebook at the topic has the conflict been tested in such aspect, and never seeing that Alfred Thayer Mahan's 1905 research of the conflict has there been this kind of major reinterpretation of the engagement. First released in hardcover in 1997, the booklet is the winner of the North American Society for Oceanic History's John Lyman ebook Award.
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