"If our first struggle was that of our infancy, this last was that of our youth; and the issue of both, wisely improved, may long postpone if not forever prevent a necessity for exerting the strength of our manhood.".......James Madison


"In 1812: The Navy's War, prizewinning historian George C Daughan tells the thrilling story of how a handful of heroic captains and their stalwart crews overcame spectacular odds to lead the country to victory against the world's greatest imperial power. A stunning contribution to military and national history, "1812: The Navy's War" is the first complete account in more than a century of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future. " ...... Perseus Books.

Dec 3, 2012

The Navy Reading List

The Navy Reading Program posted this picture. The staff at the NEX Southeast Distribution Center in Pensacola are giving Santa's Elves a run for their money. They are now picking and packing the CNO's  Navy Reading List  Books into 1200 kits for 450 Commands around the word. They should "hit the decks" sometime in December. The photo shows one of the"Essential" catogory books: George C. Daughan's "1812:The Navy's War".