Ironclad Captains: The Commanding Officers of the USS Monitor

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The 1862 battle between the ironclads USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (aka Merrimack) is rightly regarded as a key turning point in both the naval history of the American Civil War and world naval history. At a stroke, the wooden navies of the world were rendered obsolete by the unique craft. Despite the immense significance of the ships, however, comparatively little information is available about the six officers who commanded the Monitor during its brief history. "Ironclad Captains: The Commanding Officers of the USS ...

Ironclad Captains: The Commanding Officers of the USS Monitor 2010, www.Militarybookshop.Co.UK, Saffron Walden

ISBN-13: 9781907521683

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