Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror 1801–1805

Joseph Wheelan

writer Joseph Wheelan has marvelously captured the tale of America’s warfare opposed to the Barbary pirates, our first battle opposed to terror and the countries that aid it. The Barbary pirates, a Muslim enemy from Tripoli, attacked ecu and American service provider transport with impunity. Jefferson ordered the U.S. military to Tripoli in 1801 to repel "force with force." The Barbary battle was once additionally a proving flooring for such younger officials as William Bainbridge, Stephen Decatur, Isaac Hull, and David Porter –key avid gamers within the forthcoming battle of 1812 opposed to nice Britain.

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