The Detroit News

The Detroit News

The War of 1812: Bombs over Detroit

By Bill Loomis / Special to The Detroit News In a way, it’s good that almost nobody knows much about the War of 1812. Detroit played a significant role, and it was not the city’s finest hour. Poor leadership, outnumbered and inexperienced troops, limited supplies, a fierce cannon bombardment and the imminent threat of an … Continue Reading →