The incredible War of 1812: a military history

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University of Toronto Press, 1965 - History - 265 pages
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Hitsman's account of the War of 1812 is regarded by many experts as the best one-volume history of that conflict. It is an engrossing story of the causes of the war and of the campaigns and battles that raged on land and water, from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. This new paperback edition, edited by Donald E. Graves, contains the entire text of the original edition and much new material.

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Review: The Incredible War of 1812

User Review  - Walter Burton - Goodreads

This book is a very detailed offering of the war of 1812. If you want to have a quick read heavy on the action and light on the documentation this will not be for you. It is very well researched with lots of excerpts from the key players on both side do the war. Read full review

Review: The Incredible War of 1812

User Review  - Pearson Moore - Goodreads

Title: The Incredible War of 1812 Author: J. Mackay Hitsman Genre: Nonfiction, Military History Length: 398 pages Reviewer: Pearson Moore Rating: 5 stars Summary J. Mackay Hitsman provides a thorough ... Read full review


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