The San Bernardino massacre, Boston bombings, the Fort Hood Shootings, the events of 9/11, and numerous international Islamic terrorist activities are only new to people who have no sense of history.
Most Americans are familiar with the first line of the United States Marine Corps hymn,
“From the halls of Montezuma,
To the shores of Tripoli.”
“To the shores of Tripoli” refers to the First Barbary War — a war with Islamic extremists — specifically the Battle of Derna in 1805.
There’s more to the story. During the very early years of our nation Muslims were kidnapping Americans and selling them into slavery. The story is chilling and a reminder that we have been fighting Islamic extremism for more than two centuries.
Gary DeMar’s book America’s 200-Year War with Islamic Terrorism: The Strange Case of the Treaty of Tripoli is a real historical eye-opener.
In addition to the informative text, it is illustrated with a number of historical color images — and it’s FREE!
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