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When Washington Burned: An Illustrated History of the War of 1812

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To commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, this book tells the complete story of the great conflict between a young United States of America and imperial Great Britain. From the roots of the conflict, through a profile of the two armies, to descriptions of the great battles and events of the war this work captures in one lavishly illustrated volume one of America ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published July 19th 2012 by Casemate (first published April 19th 2012)
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Jimmie Aaron Kepler
Dec 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
One of the least known wars in United States or for that matter British history is the War of 1812.

The War of 1812 was a rather disorderly event. At times it had several minor campaigns going on at the same time. They weren't coordinated, were hundreds of miles apart and had little or nothing to do with the other campaigns.

The author has produced an understandable account out of this disjointed war. His narrative is well organized. The structure used has each chapter covering a distinct area.
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