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Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History
     

Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History

by James T. DeKay, James Tertius Dekay, James Tertius Dekay
 

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The U.S.S. "Monitor" sealed the doom of the Confederacy and forever changed the face of naval warfare. In this book, a naval historian turns the invention and deployment of the indomitable ironclad into a superb human drama.

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The U.S.S. "Monitor" sealed the doom of the Confederacy and forever changed the face of naval warfare. In this book, a naval historian turns the invention and deployment of the indomitable ironclad into a superb human drama.

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The cast of anxious characters, including Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of the navy Gideon Welles, as well as deKay's vivid description of the battle, make for gripping suspense and excitement. -- Chris Patsilelis, The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN-13:
9780345426352
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/09/1999
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.54(h) x 0.60(d)

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