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Submarine fighter of the American Revolution: the story of David Bushnell.

Author: Frederick Wagner
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first full-length portrait of the father of submarine warfare takes Bushnell from Connecticut farm, through Yale, to the building of the Turtle and her perilous missions. It tells how his underwater mines touched off the Battle of the Kegs, of his capture by the British, and how Washington, Franklin, Nathan Hale, Benedict Arnold figured prominently in his activities. Based on original research, it also sheds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wagner, Frederick, 1928-
Submarine fighter of the American Revolution: the story of David Bushnell.
New York, Dodd, Mead [1963]
(OCoLC)667943797
Named Person: David Bushnell; David Bushnell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Wagner
OCLC Number: 1383938
Description: 145 pages illustrations 24 cm

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This first full-length portrait of the father of submarine warfare takes Bushnell from Connecticut farm, through Yale, to the building of the Turtle and her perilous missions. It tells how his underwater mines touched off the Battle of the Kegs, of his capture by the British, and how Washington, Franklin, Nathan Hale, Benedict Arnold figured prominently in his activities. Based on original research, it also sheds new light on Bushnell's mysterious disappearance at the end of the war.

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