Boatswain's Mate Reuben James (top, R) thrusting himself in front of a pirate's sword to save his captain, American Commodore Stephen Decatur (bottom, R) while on a mission in Tripoli Harbor during the infamous Barbary Wars.
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Location: Tripoli, Libya
Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
Subject Keywords:Tripolitan, Stephen Decatur, Reuben James, Wars, 1800s