In 1844 the USS Yorktown sailed from New York, as part of the U.S. Navy's newly established African Squadron, to interdict slave ships leaving the African coast. Aboard the sloop of war, Master's Mate John C. Lawrence, an educated New Yorker in his early twenties, kept a private journal describing what happened during the extraordinary two-year voyage and his reactions ...
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Voyage to a Thousand Cares
Master's Mate Lawrence with the African Squadron, 1844-1846
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In the Devil's Shadow
U.N. Special Operations during the Korean War
Published fifty years after America’s first clash with communism, this highly readable book presents the most authoritative and comprehensive recounting to date of the secret UN war fought deep behind communist lines.
Available Formats: Softcover