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Stevens, Peter F.

Overview
Works: 19 works in 56 publications in 2 languages and 4,091 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Miscellanea  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: HV8144.S43, 363.2830973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter F Stevens
The Secret Service : the hidden history of an enigmatic agency by Philip H Melanson( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Secret Service covers assassinations and assassination attempts, presidential demands on the agency, the impact of a Secret Service career on its agents, and issues surrounding agency failures and gender gaps
The Mayflower murderer and other forgotten firsts in American history by Peter F Stevens( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes twenty-five stories about firsts in American history with characters ranging from senators and inventors to forgers and poets
The voyage of the Catalpa : a perilous journey and six Irish rebels' escape to freedom by Peter F Stevens( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1876 rescue of six Irish political prisoners from a British prison in Fremantle, Australia, and their escape aboard the American whaling ship Catalpa, under the leadership of Captain George Anthony
Fatal dive : solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F Stevens( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines one of the enigmas of WWII, the fate of the submarine USS Grunion that vanished without a trace in 1942 carrying a crew of 70 men and the Navy's new top-secret MK 14 torpedoes
Rebels in blue : the story of Keith and Malinda Blalock by Peter F Stevens( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith and Malinda Blalock take up the side that means the most to them in the Civil War ... their own! This stunning biography covers the lives of the daring couple, who had Unionist views yet helped Confederate causes when it meant that the Blue Ridge communities would be better served. Malinda dressed as Keith's brother for a short time, and both "men" served in a Confederate regiment, before returning to the mountains to become vital scouts and brutal enforcers in the North Carolina campaigns
The rogue's march : John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48 by Peter F Stevens( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick's Battalion inflicted on the U.S. Army its highest losses in history to that time. But the moment the Stars and Stripes were ultimately raised in triumph, it was the fate of many of the deserters to die on the gallows. For decades, the U.S. Army hid from the American public the embarrassing defection, while Mexico, to this day, celebrates the "San Patricios" as national heroes
Irish escape( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1876, after eight years of incarceration at Fremantle Prison in Western Australia, six Irish political prisoners escaped to America on board the American whaler Catalpa. Under the pretext of a whaling voyage, the Catalpa and its courageous and unassuming captain, George Smith Anthony, were part of an ambitious plan to liberate the prisoners. Their story is one of swashbuckling adventure and heroism
Fatal dive solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F Stevens( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No radio distress call ever crackled from the submarine USS Grunion. In 1942, under the fog of World War II, the vessel simply vanished without a trace. For nearly sixty-five years, only a dead silence lingered regarding the fate of the sub and its seventy-man crew -- until now. Here author Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the Grunion -- as well as the Navy's shocking and willful cover-up of the submarine's baffling disappearance. The Grunion was discovered in 2006 after a decades-long search by the Abele brothers, whose father commanded the submarine and met his untimely death aboard it, but one question remained: what sank the USS Grunion? Now, for the first time ever, Fatal Dive reveals the answer: one of the Grunion's own missiles
Links lore : dramatic moments and forgotten milestones from golf's history by Peter F Stevens( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twilight riders : the last charge of the 26th Cavalry by Peter F Stevens( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The twilight riders is the first book to chronicle the full drama of the 26th Cavalry's magnificent but doomed mounted campaign against some of the finest troops, air power, and tanks of the Japanese Army -- a long-neglected episode of World War II that marked the end of the grand tradition of the U.S. horseback cavalry ... Through extensive research based in part on in-depth interviews with 26th Cavalry veterans, author Peter F. Stevens brings this band of brothers and their beloved horses to life as they rode, fought, and bled together in the desperate, doomed struggle to stem the Imperial Japanese Army"--Dust jacket
Fatal dive solving the World War II mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F Stevens( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No radio distress call ever crackled from the submarine USS Grunion. In 1942, under the fog of World War II, the vessel simply vanished without a trace. For nearly sixty-five years, only a dead silence lingered regarding the fate of the sub and its seventy-man crew--until now. Here author Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the Grunion--as well as the navy's shocking and willful cover-up of the submarine's baffling disappearance. Discovered in 2006 after a decades-long search by the Abele brothers, whose father commanded the submarine and met his untimely death aboard it, one question remained: what sank the USS Grunion? Now, for the first time ever, Fatal Dive reveals the answer: one of the Grunion's own missiles. The navy knowingly sent the Grunion out with faulty torpedoes, and Fatal Dive reveals damning and never-before-published government documents that provide irrefutable evidence of its shameful cover-up
Balanced golf : harnessing the simplicity, focus, and natural motions of martial arts to improve your all-around game by Ted Kiegiel( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over" by Peter F Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notorious & notable New Englanders by Peter F Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten tales of Massachusetts by Peter F Stevens( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fatal dive by Peter F Stevens( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines one of the enigmas of WWII, the fate of the submarine USS Grunion that vanished without a trace in 1942 carrying a crew of 70 men and the Navy's new top-secret MK 14 torpedoes
Le Secret service : l'histoire cachée d'une agence secrète by Philip H Melanson( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrace l'histoire du service le plus secret des Etats-Unis : né pendant la Guerre de Sécession, il était destiné à lutter contre la fausse monnaie. Il a en 1961 la charge de la garde rapprochée des présidents. Cet ouvrage donne aussi un éclairage nouveau sur l'histoire politique des cinquante dernières années, en s'appuyant sur des interviews et des documents jusque-là classés secret défense
The rogue's march : John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48 by Peter F Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of the Catalpa : the perilous journey of six Irish rebels and their escape to freedom by Peter F Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The voyage of the Catalpa : a perilous journey and six Irish rebels' escape to freedomRebels in blue : the story of Keith and Malinda BlalockThe rogue's march : John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion, 1846-48Links lore : dramatic moments and forgotten milestones from golf's historyThe twilight riders : the last charge of the 26th CavalryBalanced golf : harnessing the simplicity, focus, and natural motions of martial arts to improve your all-around gameHidden history of the Boston Irish : little-known stories from Ireland's "next parish over"Notorious & notable New Englanders