John Paul Jones by Samuel Eliot Morison

This book provides an in-depth biography of John Paul Jones, a Scottish-American naval hero during the American Revolutionary War. The author recounts Jones' life, from his early years in Scotland, his journey to America, his significant contributions to the U.S. Navy, to his later years in France. The book provides an insightful look into his naval strategies, his leadership style, and his tenacity which earned him recognition as a significant figure in American history.

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Total Points: 1

Since this book was first published in 1959, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 1.0.

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