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Decatur's Raid
and
the Burning of USS Philadelphia

One of my favourite events in US History is a story that almost all Americans knew 200 years ago, but is rarely talked about today – even though Admiral Horatio Nelson called it ‘the most bold and daring act of the age.’  In the early years of the 19th century, the young American nation was at war with the Barbary States   Read More. . .

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