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Decatur's bold and daring act : the Philadelphia in Tripoli, 1804

Author: Mark Lardas
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey Pub., 2011.
Series: Raid (Oxford, England), 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a dark night in 1804, Lt Stephen Decatur and a team of hand-picked men, slipped into Tripoli harbor in a small boat. Their target was the USS Philadelphia. Decatur's mission was to either  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Naval history
Named Person: Stephen Decatur; Stephen Decatur
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lardas
ISBN: 9781849083744 1849083746
OCLC Number: 676726846
Description: 80 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Raid (Oxford, England), 22.
Responsibility: Mark Lardas.

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