“The Battle That Set Us Free” by Samuel Eliot Morison

A famous naval authority tells the exciting story of how a daring French sailor won a victory that saved America.

Frigates battle on the open sea.
The battle off the Capes of the Chesapeake took place on September 5, 1781. "Bear down and engage!" signaled Admiral Graves, and for more than two hours, the French and British warships dueled at close range.

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