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Duel Between the First Ironclads - Davis, William C.
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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: LSU Press], One was called "a tin can on a shingle" the other, "a half-submerged crocodile." Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War but also naval warfare forever. Using letters, diaries, and memoirs of men who lived through the epic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, William C. Davis documents and analyzes this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. The result is a full-scale history that is as exciting as a novel. Besides a thorough discussion of the designs of each ship, Davis portrays come of the men involved in the building and operation of America's first ironclads-John Ericsson, supreme egoist and engineering genius who designed the Monitor John Brooke, designer of the Virginia John Worden, the well-loved captain of the Monitor Captain Franklin Buchanan of the Virginia and a host of other men on both Union and Confederate sides whose contributions make this history as much a story of men as of ships and war. William C. Davis is the editor of Civil War Times Illustrated and the author of Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol The Battle of New Market Battle at Bull Run and The Orphan Brigade. Versandfertig in 3-5 Tagen, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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One was called "a tin can on a shingle"; the other, "a half-submerged crocodile." Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War but also naval warfare forever. Using letters, diaries, and memoirs of men who lived through the epic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, William C. Davis documents and analyzes this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. The result is a full-scale history that is as exciting as a novel. Besides a thorough discussion of the designs of each ship, Davis portrays come of the men involved in the building and operation of America's first ironclads-John Ericsson, supreme egoist and engineering genius who designed the Monitor; John Brooke, designer of the Virginia; John Worden, the well-loved captain of the Monitor; Captain Franklin Buchanan of the Virginia; and a host of other men on both Union and Confederate sides whose contributions make this history as much a story of men as of ships and war. William C. Davis is the editor of Civil War Times Illustrated and the author of Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol; The Battle of New Market; Battle at Bull Run; and The Orphan Brigade. Duel Between the First Ironclads Davis, William C., Louisiana State University Press

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One was called ´´a tin can on a shingle´´; the other, ´´a half-submerged crocodile.´´ Yet, on a March day in 1862 in Hampton Roads, Virginia, after a five-hour duel, the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia (formerly the U.S.S. Merrimack) were to change the course of not only the Civil War but also naval warfare forever. Using letters, diaries, and memoirs of men who lived through the epic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, William C. Davis documents and analyzes this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. The result is a full-scale history that is as exciting as a novel. Besides a thorough discussion of the designs of each ship, Davis portrays come of the men involved in the building and operation of America´s first ironclads-John Ericsson, supreme egoist and engineering genius who designed the Monitor; John Brooke, designer of the Virginia; John Worden, the well-loved captain of the Monitor; Captain Franklin Buchanan of the Virginia; and a host of other men on both Union and Confederate sides whose contributions make this history as much a story of men as of ships and war. William C. Davis is the editor of Civil War Times Illustrated and the author of Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol ; The Battle of New Market; Battle at Bull Run; and The Orphan Brigade. Duel Between the First Ironclads Buch (fremdspr.) Bücher>Fremdsprachige Bücher>Englische Bücher, LSU Press

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[EAN: 9780807108680], [PU: Louisiana State University (LSU) 7th paperback printing, Baton Rouge], History|United States|Civil War Period (1850-1877), History|United States|General, xii, 201 p., photos, notes, biblio, index, trade paperback; Fine

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U.S.A.: Louisiana State University Press, 1981. Softcover. 8vo. Louisiana State University Press 1981. 201 pp. including index. maybe 2 copies. 1st. Paperback. As New/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Civil War., Louisiana State University Press, 1981

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Duel Between the First Ironclads

Using letters, diaries, and memoirs of men who lived through the epic battle of the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimack' and of those who witnessed it from afar, William C. Davis documents and analyzes this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780807108680
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0807108685
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1981
Publisher: LOUISIANA ST UNIV
216 Pages
Weight: 0,277 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0807108685

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0-8071-0868-5, 978-0-8071-0868-0


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