American Naval History

The Story of Turtle Gut Inlet

On Friday, the 28th of June, 1776, the brigantine Nancy, under the command of Captain Hugh Montgomery, arrived at Cape May from the Virgin Islands. He brought a cargo of […]

who was samuel nicholas

Who was Samuel Nicholas? It could be said that he was the first officer in the American Navy. Read on. Who was Samuel Nicholas? No U.S. Marine would ask that […]

real characters real stories

REAL CHARACTERS REAL STORIES Real characters real stories – this make good fiction. All of my historical novels use the pattern of bringing real characters back to life. Look at […]

american history comes alive

American History Comes Alive in Not Self but Country Dave’s goal in writing his first series of novels is that American history comes alive. His characters are almost exclusively based […]