Battles of the Revolutionary War

Battles of the Revolutionary War

1775–1781

eBook - 2012
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The Americans didn't simply outlast the British, nor was the war just a glorified guerrilla action with sporadic skirmishes, says W. J. Wood. Americans won their independence on the battlefield by employing superior strategies, tactics and leadership in the battles of Bunker Hill, Quebec, Trenton, Princeton, Saratoga and Cowpens, among many others. Here, in this groundbreaking book, are detailed accounts of attempts by commanders to adapt their forces to the ever-shifting battlefield of the Revolutionary War, as well as analyses of the factors that determined the eventual American victory. Battles of the Revolutionary War is designed for "armchair strategist," with dozens of illustrations and maps—many specially prepared for this volume—of the weapons, battle plans and combatants. It's an insider's look at the dramatic times and colorful personalities that accompanied the birth of this country
Publisher: [s.l.] : Algonquin Books, 2012
ISBN: 9781616202033
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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