Steve Vogel - Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation

Friday, June 7, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Before 9/11, before Pearl Harbor, there was the burning of Washington in 1814. Led by British Admiral Cockburn, English soldiers looted the capital, forcing President Madison to flee. For six weeks the fate of the nation hung in the balance. Vogel, a Washington Post reporter specializing in military affairs and author of The Pentagon, recounts in vivid detail how the U.S. emerged victorious, with a renewed sense of purpose—and a national anthem.

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ISBN: 9781400069132
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Published: Random House - May 7th, 2013

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