Americans victorious in Battle of Derne 210 years ago today (Apr 27 1805)


Video: 'First Barbary War: The Battle of Derne.'

(Saturday, April 27, 1805, 2:45 p.m. local time; during the First Barbary War) — An American-led force of Marines and mercenaries today captured the city of Derne, on the shores of Tripoli.

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