JOHN PAUL JONES: FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM AND GLORY.
By Lincoln Lorenz. Annapolis, Maryland: U.S. Naval Institute.
1943. 846 pages. Special limited edition, $7.00; regular edition, $5.00.
Reviewed by Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
This is a dynamic story with a many-sided appeal. Lovers of fiction will be intrigued by the almost unbelievable truths of the remarkable career of the great American Commodore of the Revolution. It contains all the elements of fiction with the added charm of reality, accurately presented in the book with great literary skill. Those fond of adventure will find it here aplenty, well told. The naval-minded will revel in this epic of glorious achievement at sea under our first flag, giving the American Navy traditional material virtually without parallel. Students of military character will find a case rich in stimulating illustration.