Stars & Stripes Forever by Harry Harrison: | moriggl.info: BooksReviewed by Steven H Silver. Hundreds of alternate history novels about the American Civil War have been written, ranging from Peter G. Some books, such as the Tsouras, focus on the military aspects of the war, while books like Ward Moore's Bring the Jubilee look at the social ramifications. Although set firmly during the war, Harry Harrison's novel Stars and Stripes Forever , the first of a proposed trilogy, examines the political changes caused by his point of divergence. For his branch point, Harrison has elected to use the Trent Affair, in which Charles Wilkes, an American Captain, stopped the British mail carrier Trent and seized two Confederates who were on their way to England to seek British assistance.
John Philip Sousa: "The stars and stripes forever"
Stars & Stripes Forever
Dec 18, ISBN On November 8, , a U. England responded with rage, calling for a war of vengeance. The looming crisis was defused by the peace-minded Prince Albert. Ulysses S. In Washington, Abraham Lincoln sees a first glimmer of hope that this bloody war might soon end.
The Stars and Stripes Forever
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Cancel anytime. Consider this other Imperial Germany has become the most powerful nation in the world. In , she crushed England, France, and Russia in a war that was short but entirely devastating. By , Kaiser Wilhelm II is looking for new lands to devour. The United States is fast becoming an economic super-power and the only nation that can conceivably threaten Germany. The U. Its captain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, knows that he and his crew are in dire straits.