American Naval Heroes

American Naval Heroes : Jones, Perry, Farragut, Dewey (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from American Naval Heroes: Jones, Perry, Farragut, Dewey Paul jones, the most famous of our naval heroes, was not a native of America, nor did he spend much of his time in the land of his adopt-ion although he fought so bravely in her behalf. He was the son of a poor Scotch gardener named John Paul, and was born on the 'shore of Solway Firth in 1747. From his earliest boyhood little John Paul watched the ships come and go, and knew more about the great inlet than any pilot on it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 69g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 12 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243080395
  • 9780243080397