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;A heritage of the us military from 1775 to 1902 Vol.2 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор:Edgar Stanton Maclay Название: A background of the USA military from 1775 to 1902 Vol.2 Издательство: long island : D. Appleton Год: 1906 Формат: PDF Размер: 69.2 mb The heritage of the USA army divides into significant classes: the "Old Navy", a small yet revered strength of cruising ships that was once additionally outstanding for innovation within the use of ironclads in the course of the American Civil warfare, and the "New Navy", the results of a modernization attempt that all started within the Eighteen Eighties and at last made the U.S. military the main robust on this planet. TurboBit DepositFiles zero

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Upon this the brig, still keeping up a running fire, ran ashore be tween the towers of Estacio and Albufera (which had been erected on the coast for the purpose of observing the approach of Barbary pirates in their kidnaping expeditions), and the Moors took to their boats, one of which was sunk by shot from the pursuing vessels. The Americans took possession and secured eightythree prisoners. The prize proved to be the Algerian 22-gun brig Estido, with a crew of one hundred and WAR WITH 14 ALGIERS.

Their admiral, Rais Hammida, who had been wounded by a shot from the arms, Constellation and refused to go below, and was resting on a couch on the quarter-deck, animating his men, was literally cut in two by a 42-pound shot. The Guerriere* s men coolly loaded again, and before the smoke had cleared away they poured in a second broadside. At this second fire one of her main- deck guns burst, shattering the spar deck above and killed three and wounded seventeen. men No signal of surrender had yet been made by the Turks, but a few of their men in the tops bravely re mained at their posts and continued the action until shot down by American marines.

June these little cruisers overtook and after a sharp Sanfight captured the notorious pirate Bandar a and another craft. the Con gare, piratical Meeting vette ; D gress at sea, July 24th, they put all the prisoners aboard the frigate, while the Shark and the Grampus continued their cruise, and before the season was over Lieutenant Perry captured five buccaneering craft. Near St. Croix the Grampus captured the famous pirate brig Pandrita, a vessel of superior force. While cruising on Grampus chased a this station, August 16, 1822, the brigantine that was flying Spanish 1822.

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