Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Stephen Decatur

Right or wrong, my country! he did not say. He said: Our Country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right, but right or wrong, our country! He was the youngest captain in the history of the U.S. Navy, Horatio Nelson has what Decatur has now done 207 years ago, called the most bold and daring act of the age . Since Decatur is in the port of Tripoli from the Barbary Pirates kidnapped American frigate Philadelphia with a handful of Marines destroyed. America, has just been established in the war. The has not even started on 14 May 1801 has Yussuf Karamanli, the pasha of Tripoli declared war on America after it was cut off weeks before the flagpole at the U.S. consulate. The pirates had moved to the seizure of American ships, because before the Royal Navy (and the French Navy) were afraid. The American ships had also protected as long as the were still English colonies. But with the Treaty of Paris in 1783, this protection is formally over. Promptly hijacks Morocco next year the first American ship, Algiers 1785 the second. John Adams has paid as an American president of the North African pirates mafia protection money yet, but after Congress decided in 1794 the Naval Act, the first six American frigates are being built. And the Thomas Jefferson sent now to the Mediterranean.

Because of Tripoli adventure, the U.S. Marines sing in their anthem still today:

From the Halls of Montezuma
To the Shores of Tripoli,
We fight our country's battles
In the air, on land, and sea.
First to fight for right and freedom, And to keep
our honor clean, We are proud
to claim the title
Of United States Marines

The whole of music by Jacques Offenbach.

leaves in his nine-volume novel hundred years hire Heinrich Albert Oppermann (now dead for 141 years) is a fictional character in the American Navy, and with this action in this case be:

was, however, Karl accepted as a volunteer on a canon boats and learned the tough sailor service. So great was his enthusiasm, so he often dreamed of destruction of Tripoli and in the few leisure hours which he did, the Americans drive, to arm and equip, however much he struggled, even in armored sonnets, as we would say today, the increase Kriegswuth against the Barbary pirates, the more sobered him his ministry and the slowness of the steps in which things forward, even after President and Congress had decided to equip a squadron. At last he could
as Seecadet on a schooner, which led the Seelieutenant Stephan Decatur, brother of Kauffahrteikapitäns, find position and sail to the Mediterranean.
Here was a new misfortune occurred. The frigate Philadelphia, led by captain Bainbridge, with 365 men and 44 guns, was on 31 October 1803 in the vicinity of Tripoli in pursuit of a coastal vessel ran aground and the Tripoli taken, who took the whole team in captivity.
Americans thirsty for revenge, and Commodore Preble, who now led the high command agreed to in one of his captivity in Bainbridge himself devised, Stephen Decatur completed plan, surrounded at half-shot of the port of Tripoli batteries of cruisers and kidnap gunboats lying Philadelphia or destroyed.
Only the latter was on 3 February 1804, and it remains the most brilliant That the young American Navy.

So, a little more detail we had the in the 10th Chapter of Book III of the desired novel ☞ already. But the narrator had just (land to which our fictional characters in slavery) has all its dramatic energy to the invasion of pirates on an American merchant ship used because it probably no longer sufficient for a detailed description of the adventures of Tripoli. This image shows Decatur, six months later in a fight (in which his brother James comes to death) against the Pirates. Decatur is located here on the boat deck and has just one Opponents killed, the white-clad man boat sinks into the deadly blow of the sword next pirates. He is amazingly survived the sword cut and relate as a veteran's pension. Stephen Decatur will survive many more fighting and wars. He died in 1820 after a completely senseless duel with Commodore James Barron . Since he was a boy, America's first John Wayne figure any dispute out of the way has gone. Somehow, this reflects a fitting finish.

duels are back in the Navy a real disease. 21 years before his death Decatur had denied his first duel, it should not be to be the last. But not only quickly offended duel naval officers themselves. The duel in 1804, in the shoots of the Vice President Aaron Burr and former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, shook the young republic. Does not detract from the duel mischief. So then, although even in New York prohibited dueling, so Burr and Hamilton met in the forest of Weehawken, on the other side of the Hudson. Today, American politicians are fighting, fortunately, only in TV-duels.

When Stephen Decatur returned to Tripoli to the adventure as a hero to America, a young lawyer named Francis Scott Key to the melody of an English drinking song from the 18 Century poem:

When the warrior returns, from the battle afar,
To the home and the country he nobly defended,
Oh! warm welcome to be the Gladden his ear, And loud be the joy
that his perils are ended:
In the full tide of song let his fame roll along, To the feast-flowing
board let us gratefully throng, Where
, mixed with the olive the laurel shall wave, And form a bright wreath
for the brows of the brave

The melody of the song Anacreon in Heaven Key had to keep in mind when he was seven years later, an occasional poem, wrote that with the lines Oh! say can you see by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming begins.


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