David Curtis Skaggs

Dr. Skaggs, a retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel, is professor emeritus of history at Bowling Green State University. Among his dozen books are A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813 and Thomas Macdonough: Master of Command in the Early U.S. Navy, both published by the Naval Institute Press. He is currently writing a biography of Oliver Hazard Perry.

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The September 11, 1814, triumph of an American naval squadron over a much more heavily armed... Read More
Co-winner of the North American Society for Oceanic History's 2007 John Lyman Book Award for... Read More
Author Events
Featured Speakers
11-13 May, Society for Military History Annual Meeting 2012, Hyatt Regency Crystal City,... Read More
Taped Radio Interview
7:00pm Eastern, w/host John Batchelor, “The John Batchelor Show,” WABC News Talk Radio Network, NYC Read More
Guest Speaker
7:00pm, Jefferson Educational Society, 3207 State St., Erie, PA / More info here: http://www.... Read More
Meet the Author & Book Signing
4:30pm, Kent-Delord House Museum, 17 Cumberland Ave., Plattsburgh, NY Read More


Conferences and Events

Defense Forum Washington 2015

Mon, 2015-12-07

Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

Maritime Security Dialogue

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From the Press

"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

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