INTREPID SAILORS: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign
The story of the Barbary Wars and the U.S. Navy's campaign to subdue Yusuf Karamanli, the bashaw of Tripoli, who declared war on the United States in 1801. After two failed campaigns to counter the activities of the Barbary pirates, Commodore Edward Preble took command of the legendary U.S. squadron in the Mediterranean. Illus.
Publisher: Naval Institute
Item #: 3816575