Book Discussion on Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea

Colonel Fitz-Enz (Ret.) talked about his book Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea, The Story of the USS Constitution, published by Taylor Trade… read more

Colonel Fitz-Enz (Ret.) talked about his book Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea, The Story of the USS Constitution, published by Taylor Trade Publishing. He described several battles that the USS Constitution engaged in during the War of 1812, including those with the HMS Guerriere, the HMS Macedonia, and the HMS Java. It was during the August 19, 1812, battle with the British frigate Guerriere that she earned the nickname “Old Ironsides.” After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 8, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2012

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  • Jan 08, 2005 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2005 | 7:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 2005 | 2:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2005 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2012 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2012 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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