Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN

Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN

by Andrew C. J. Jampoler

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ISBN-13: 9781612510798
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 06/15/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Andrew C. A. Jampoler spent nearly twenty-five years as an active duty naval aviator including a year on the ground in Vietnam, command of a squadron and a naval air station, and service on several high level staffs. He is the author of six other Naval Institute Press books, beginning with Adak in 2003 and most recently Congo.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps xi

Chapter 1 The Congo: A Study of the Negro Race 1

Chapter 2 The U.S. Navy in West African Waters 12

Chapter 3 "Colonel" Willard Tisdel, U.S. Commercial Agent 31

Chapter 4 Lieutenant Emory Taunt, U.S. Navy 60

Chapter 5 The Sanford Exploring Expedition 87

Chapter 6 The Court-Martial 120

Chapter 7 Emory Taunt, U.S. Commercial Agent 145

Chapter 8 Heart of Darkness 165

Chapter 9 Exposing the Crime of the Congo 182

Epilogue 199

Acknowledgments 219

Notes 221

Selected Bibliography 237

Index 247

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