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    12 Mar '17 13:23
    You will find this on You tube ( Battle site Essex)
    This truly is a ripping yarn from the 1812 war .
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    12 Mar '17 20:07
    Originally posted by phil3000
    You will find this on You tube ( Battle site Essex)
    This truly is a ripping yarn from the 1812 war .
    Sshhhh.
    It's the war nobody talks about!
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    18 Mar '17 10:06
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Sshhhh.
    It's the war nobody talks about!
    The raid on Essex ( USA) has been described as the first Pearl Harbour
    It's generally unknown because of a later campaign ,the British capturing and burning down the Whitehouse ,which overshadowed an amazing feat of courage and guile at Essex.