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The pirate coast: [Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805]

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After Tripoli declared war on the United States in 1801, Barbary pirates captured three hundred U.S. sailors and marines. President Jefferson sent out navy squadrons, but he also authorized a secret mission to overthrow the government of Tripoli. He chose an unlikely diplomat, William Eaton, to lead the mission. But before Eaton departed, Jefferson grew wary of the affair and withdrew his support. Astoundingly, Eaton persevered, gathering a ragtag army and leading them on a brutal march across five hundred miles of desert. After surviving sandstorms, treachery, and near death, Eaton achieved a remarkable victory on "the shores of Tripoli, " gaining freedom for the American hostages and new respect for the young United States. But as Eaton dared to reveal that the president had deserted him, Jefferson set out to crush him.
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full_title pirate coast thomas jefferson the first marines and the secret mission of 1805
author zacks richard
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Eaton, William, -- 1764-1811, Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826, Pirates -- Africa, North -- History -- 19th century, United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805, United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 -- Naval operations, United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 -- Underground movements
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title The pirate coast : [Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805]
title_display The pirate coast :
title_full The pirate coast : [Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805] [electronic resource] / Richard Zacks, The pirate coast [electronic resource] : Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805 / Richard Zacks
title_short The pirate coast :
title_sort pirate coast
title_sub [Thomas Jefferson, the first marines, and the secret mission of 1805]
topic Eaton, William, 1764-1811, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Pirates Africa, North History 19th century, United States History Tripolitan War, 1801-1805, United States History Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 Naval operations, United States History Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 Underground movements
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