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By Samuel Leech

ISBN-10: 1557501920

ISBN-13: 9781557501929

ISBN-10: 1980864292

ISBN-13: 9781980864295

I heard the shot strike the edges of our send; the total scene grew indescribably burdened and terrible; it used to be like a few highly super thunder-storm, whose deafening roar is attended by means of incessant streaks of lightning, wearing dying in each flash and strewing the floor with the sufferers of its wrath: simply, in our case, the scene was once rendered extra terrible than that, via the presence of torrents of blood which dyed our decks..

This was once Samuel Leech’s first adventure of naval war. He used to be a powder monkey aboard the HMS Macedonian while it used to be attacked compelled to strike its shades through the USS usa within the conflict of 1812.

Leech presents a desirable account of lifestyles as a sailor within the battle of 1812 and during early 19th century.

It is a amazing account of a guy who till the clash with the USS usa had fought British army yet after that conflict replaced allegiance to the us and endured crusing together with her military for an additional 4 years.

He offers fantastic perception into the contrasts that he observed among the U.S. military and the British army in this time.

He turned amazing as one in every of only a few who wrote an account of his stories. His publication was once first released in 1843 and he kicked the bucket in 1848.

This variation is illustrated via Ivan Aivazovsky, a Russian Romantic painter who's certainly one of the best masters of marine paintings.

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