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The pirate coast : Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805

Autor Richard Zacks
Vydavatel: New York : Hyperion, ©2005.
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In an attempt to stop the legendary Barbary Pirates of North Africa from hijacking American ships, William Eaton set out in 1805 on a secret mission to overthrow the government of Tripoli. The operation was sanctioned by President Thomas Jefferson, but at the last moment he grew wary of "intermeddling" in a foreign government, and Eaton set off without national support. Short on supplies, given very little money and  Přečíst více...
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Doplňující formát: Online version:
Zacks, Richard.
Pirate coast.
New York : Hyperion, c2005
(OCoLC)607694743
Online version:
Zacks, Richard.
Pirate coast.
New York : Hyperion, c2005
(OCoLC)609190090
Osoba: Thomas Jefferson; William Eaton; Thomas Jefferson
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Richard Zacks
ISBN: 1401300030 9781401300036
OCLC číslo: 56922429
Popis: viii, 432 p., [8] p. of plates : ill, maps ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: Tripoli --
Washington City --
American slaves in Tripoli City --
Home : New England roots --
Tripoli : Decatur's raid --
Alone at sea --
Yussef --
The mission : Eaton unleashed --
Hunting Hamet in Egypt --
White Christmas in Tripoli --
Reeling in Hamet --
Preparing for war : fresh enemies and money, money, money --
The desert --
Tobias Lear : peace at any cost --
An American flag on foreign soil --
Malta : diseased liver and cold feet --
Tripoli : fear --
Tripoli Harbor : Lear to the rescue --
Derne : defiance --
Tripoli : Peace? Freedom? Honor? --
Derne : from a kingdom to a beggary? --
Tripoli : Lear pays --
Wounded and restless --
Homecoming --
Jefferson vs. Eaton --
Burr, bottle, and six feet under.
Odpovědnost: Richard Zacks.
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In an attempt to stop the legendary Barbary Pirates of North Africa from hijacking American ships, William Eaton set out in 1805 on a secret mission to overthrow the government of Tripoli. The operation was sanctioned by President Thomas Jefferson, but at the last moment he grew wary of "intermeddling" in a foreign government, and Eaton set off without national support. Short on supplies, given very little money and only a few men, Eaton's mission seemed doomed from the start. But he improbably triumphed, recruiting a band of European mercenaries in Alexandria, along with some Arab cavalry and Bedouin fighters, and leading them on a march across the Libyan Desert. The success of the event is immortalized in the Marines' Hymn, but Jefferson never allowed Eaton the fame he craved.--From publisher description.

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