Great Britain

Book Review: The Guns of Independence

Book Review:  The Guns of Independence

Greene's book is a good one, but you need to bring an appetite for serious military history with you. Otherwise, you might as well watch The Patriot and call it a day. 

Kicking British Butt Aboard Old Ironsides

Kicking British Butt Aboard Old Ironsides

During the War of 1812, when it came to administering a waterborne whoopin' to the Brits, the USS Constitution was unmatched. Launched in 1797 as one of the U.S. Navy's six original frigates, the heavily armed and sturdily built Constitution would defeat five British warships over the course of her career.