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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THOMAS MACDONOUGH
The September 11, 1814, triumph of an American naval squadron over a much more heavily armed... Read More
OLIVER HAZARD PERRY
Co-winner of the North American Society for Oceanic History's 2007 John Lyman Book Award for... Read More
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2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

Wed, 2014-10-01

The 2014 Naval History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M...

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Meet the Author & Guest Lecturer

Sat, 2014-08-09

CDR Youssef H. Aboul-Enein, USN

Meet the Author & Book Signing

Tue, 2014-08-12

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