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When Britain Burned the White House

The 1814 Invasion of Washington

When Britain Burned the White House( )
Author: Snow, Peter
ISBN:978-1-250-04828-8
Publication Date:Aug 2014
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Thomas Dunne Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

In August 1814, the United States army was defeated just outside Washington, D.C., by the world's greatest military power. President James Madison and his wife had just enough time to flee the White House before the British invaders entered. British troops stopped to feast on the meal still sitting on the Madisons' dining-room table before setting the White House on fire. The extent of the destruction was massive; finished in wood rather than marble, everything inside the mansion...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / War Of 1812
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.39 Pounds



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