By Robert Conroy
The Civil struggle comes alive in all its ardour and fury–only now the Brits are battling . . . along the Confederacy
Outraged whilst the U.S. military seizes 3 Confederates aboard an English crusing send, Britain retaliates through getting into the fray in help of the Rebels–and all at once it’s a complete new war.
Once back, cotton is king because the North’s blockade crumbles earlier than the could of the Royal army. whereas Lincoln confronts the enormous problem of vanquishing effective Britannia, the Redcoats revive their 1812 penchant for burning down American towns, and Union troops see Canada as ripe for the picking out. From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the good armies of Generals supply and Lee face off within the nation’s deadliest clash. And to the victor is going historical past
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Getting home to his flat would take him about half an hour, by which time in the fine, cold drizzle he would be pretty wet. Still, it was better than looking for any kind of transport. Buses were crowded and irregular. Taxis were rare. Everyone was competing for the little petrol there was, and he could easily walk the distance. In fact, after sitting most of the day at a desk sifting information, he was glad of the strange sense of freedom the dark streets brought to him. They were crowded with other people also hurrying, their heads down, their collars high.
Matthew took a deep breath, startled by the sense of defeat in himself. The failure hurt more deeply than he had expected. “No,” he admitted. “I’m sorry,” Shearing said quietly. ” Shearing was an intense man who never spoke of himself. Matthew had learned from someone else of the tragic and heroic history of Shearing’s family. Only then had he finally trusted Shearing and understood his fierce loyalty to his adopted country. Not a trace of his original accent remained. His English was not only correct—it was completely colloquial.
It had happened on December 6 of the previous year. The French Canadian ship Mont-Blanc, carrying more than two and a half thousand tons of high explosives destined for the war effort, had struck a Norwegian ship in the narrows at the harbor entrance. Abandoned by her crew, the Mont-Blanc, rather than blowing up immediately as everyone had expected, drifted into the harbor itself until she rested against one of the piers. Then she exploded so violently that her every shred of shattered and burning debris fell on churches, houses, schools, factories, docks, and other ships.