George C. Daughan

George C. Daughan received a Ph.D. in American history and government from Harvard University after which he spent three years in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Most of the time he taught at the Air Force Academy, where he was director of the MA program in international affairs. On returning to civilian life, he became a professor at Connecticut College, and also taught at the University of Colorado, the University of NH, and Wesleyan University. He now resides in Portland, Maine.

His book If By Sea won the 2008 Samuel Eliot Morison Award, and 1812: The Navy's War won the 2012 gold medal in the history division of the Independent Publisher book Awards and also the 2012 George Pendleton Prize.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  If by Sea The Forging of the American Navy - From the Revolution to the War of 1812
  1812: The Navy's War How a handful of heroic captains and crews overcame spectacular odds
  The Shining Sea David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex During the War of 1812
  Revolution on the Hudson New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the War of American Independence

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