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Author Reid, Chipp.
Title Intrepid sailors [electronic resource] : the legacy of Preble's boys and the Tripoli campaign / Chipp Reid.
Publication Info. Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "To be prepared for war" -- Into the fray -- Preble -- Assembly point -- Officers and gentlemen -- "Child of adversity" -- "There shall not be an idle ship" -- Birth of a plan -- Prisoners of the Bashaw -- Volunteers for the unknown -- "The most bold and daring act of the age" -- Strike, counter-strike -- Backlash -- Gunboat diplomacy -- Blockade -- "Dreadful to Barbary" -- Battle lines -- Battle of the gunboats -- Drawing breath -- Battle of Tripoli -- An Intrepid gamble -- The infernal -- "Preble's boys" -- Homecoming.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 -- Naval operations.
Pirates -- Africa, North -- History -- 19th century.
Preble, Edward, 1761-1807.
United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900.
Philadelphia (Frigate)
Intrepid (Ketch)
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781612511177 1612511171 1612511252 (DLC) 2012020926
ISBN 1612511252 (electronic bk.)
9781612511252 (electronic bk.)
9781612511177 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1612511171 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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