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Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

The Forgotten War That Changed American History

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates( )
Author: Kilmeade, Brian
Yaeger, Don
ISBN:978-0-14-313183-0
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Sentinel
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

The little-known story of Thomas Jefferson's battle to defend America against Islamic pirates. Kilmeade and Yeager recount the dramatic events building up to this forgotten war against the Tripoli pirates and the heroics that led to its resolution. They tell the story of a 25 year-old sailor named Stephen Decatur who sailed into the enemy harbour, his boat disguised as a Maltese merchant ship, and William Eaton who led Marines on a 500 mile trek across the desert to surprise the port...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / United States
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / Maritime History & Piracy
History / Africa / North
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.407 x 7.371 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:0.414 Pounds
Author Biography
Kilmeade, Brian (Author)
Brian Kilmeade was born on May 7, 1964. He graduated from C. W. Post in Long Island, New York in 1986. He started his career in journalism as a freelance sports anchor and covered the NewYork/New Jersey Metro-Stars soccer team. He is the author of The Games Do Count: America's Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports, It's How You Play the Game, George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History, and Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle that Shaped America's Destiny. He is currently a co-host of Fox's morning show, Fox and Friends.

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