Posted by: Dominic | June 24, 2013

From the Shores of Tripoli: Lt. Presley O’Bannon and the Battle of Derna

The second installment of my Marine Corps history posts has appeared on the Officer Candidates School blog. It discusses the Barbary Wars of the early 19th century in North Africa and the role of Presley O’Bannon at the Battle of Derna in 1805. Check it out here!

Lt. Presley O'Bannon, U.S.M.C.

Lt. Presley O’Bannon, U.S.M.C.

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