CSS ALABAMA VS USS KEARSARGE--CHERBOURG 1864: Duel 40
During the Civil War the Confederacy's commerce raiders sought to weaken the United States by driving U.S. merchant shipping from the seas. Inevitably, the pinnacle of commerce raider design, CSS Alabama met with one of the U.S. Navy's most advanced warships, the cruiser USS Kearsarge. The ensuing battle is chronicled here. Well illustrated, many in color.
Item #: 279151X
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