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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable

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On January 8th, 1815, 5300 British troops attacked 4500 entrenched and prepared Americans outside New Orleans. In a battle lasting half an hour, the British suffered casualties totalling 2036. American casualties were 21. It remains to this day the worst defeat in the whole long history of the British Army. But the battle affected the outcome of the war not a bit, for the war was already over and had been for two weeks. A treaty of peace had been signed in Ghent on 24th December, to take immediate effect everywhere upon ...

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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
2003, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060524463

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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
2002, Walker Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802713643

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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
2002, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780743208093

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A Thread across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
2002, Simon & Schuster Australia, East Roseville

ISBN-13: 9780743231275

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