When They Burned the White House
Publish date: August 1st 1974
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 178
Edition language: English
The chief value of this book is in acquainting the reader with the events of August 1814, which led to the British capture of Washington DC during the War of 1812. As we are now in the bicentenary period of that very distant conflict, I thought it would be interesting to read about what really went...