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Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War: An Alternate History (Britannia's Fist Trilogy #1)

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Once too often in the War Between the States, Great Britain s support for the Confederacy takes it to the brink of war with the Union. The escape of a British-built Confederate ironclad finally ignites the heap of combustible animosities and national interests. When the U.S. Navy seizes it in British waters, the ensuing battle spirals into all-out war. Napoleon III eagerly ...more
Hardcover, 278 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Potomac Books (first published July 30th 2008)
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Steven Condon
Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War: An Alternate History Britannia's Fist From Civil War to World War An Alternate History by Peter G. Tsouras, the first volume in Peter G. Tsouras' Britannia's Fist trilogy, an alternate history of the American Civil War, is an exciting look at what might have happened if America had reacted more aggressively to Great Britain's building of commerce raiding warships for the Confederacy. Historically, the act of the British government in turning a blind eye to the building of dangerous commerce raiders such as the infamous CSS Alabama, ...more
Jack
I am a student of the American Civil War.
I thoroughly enjoyed this alternate history - the first volume in a trilogy.
Starting vol 2 today.
Excellent characterization - I got to know the people involved.
Unlike some of these type of stories, the author uses actual equipment that was available during the 1860's - no flights of fantasy here.
Ron
Unlike many of Peter Tsouras' books, Britannia's Fist tells a tale rather then a collection of scenarios. He has gotten better at telling tales, but ends the book in the middle of the fight with the dreaded words - Tobe continued...
Steven Smith
excellent!

Now we're fighting the bloody British in Charleston harbor. Good civil war era alternative history. Can't wait until the next one.
Joel Parisi
Excellent story and characterization. Some distressing and avoidable typos, (and the dreaded "to be continued" ending) but otherwise great!
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Aug 04, 2015 Michelle Ruedin marked it as to-read
Let Lady Ethereal Butterfly know if it's any good.
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