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How a small group of Marines overthrew a pirate regime
The Battle of Derna lasted from April 1805 until May 1805. It isn’t a battle many people talk about often….
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It was the first time the United States fought a pitched battle on foreign soil and, as a sign of things to come, came out the victor. In 1805, Arab mercenaries and United States Marines under the command of William Eaton and Marine Lt. Presley O’B…