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Hero of the high seas: John Paul Jones and the American Revolution

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National Geographic,
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c2006.
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John Paul Jones, a Scots immigrant with a fiery temper, arrived in America on the eve of the War for Independence. There was a desperate need of men to command the newly created navy who had no fear of engaging the enemy. John Paul Jones was their man. He sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and engaged the Royal Navy's Serapis in what would be the biggest naval battle of The American Revolution with victory.
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subject_facet Admirals, Admirals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Jones, John Paul, -- 1747-1792, Jones, John Paul, -- 1747-1792 -- Juvenile literature, National Geographic Virtual Library, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations -- Juvenile literature, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Naval operations, United States. -- Navy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents Introduction -- The greatest misfortune -- Eve of Revolution -- Building America's first navy -- Problems in Portsmouth -- Captain Jones attacks Britain -- The Bonhomme Richard -- The big battle -- After the battle -- Return to America.
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title Hero of the high seas : John Paul Jones and the American Revolution
title_alt John Paul Jones and the American Revolution.
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title_full Hero of the high seas : John Paul Jones and the American Revolution / by Michael L. Cooper, Hero of the high seas [electronic resource] : John Paul Jones and the American Revolution / by Michael L. Cooper
title_short Hero of the high seas :
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title_sub John Paul Jones and the American Revolution