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SUBMARINING—IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR PART 2

IT’S LIKELY THAT the Turtle was the world’s first submarine to attack an enemy ship. Or was this just American Revolutionary War propaganda? In either case, here in Part 2 … Continue reading

August 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

SUBMARINING—IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR PART 1

DAVID BUSHNELL’S TURTLE piloted by colonial patriot Ezra Lee has all the trappings of a proper war tale, complete with bravery, secrecy, opposing propaganda, revisionist theories, and even a modern … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment