By W. J. Wood
The american citizens didn't easily live longer than the British, nor used to be the battle only a glorified guerrilla motion with sporadic skirmishes. american citizens received their independence at the battlefield by way of applying more desirable suggestions, strategies, and management. So W. J. wooden contends during this groundbreaking learn of the battles of Bunker Hill, Quebec, Trenton, Princeton, Saratoga, Cowpens, and others. for every engagement he describes the kinds of opponents on both sides and the guns to be had to them; outlines the strategies; narrates blow-by-blow money owed; and analyzes the criteria that made up our minds the nature of the conflict and consequence. Battles of the progressive War has been designed for the "armchair strategist." Dozens of illustrations and maps, many particularly ready for this quantity, give a contribution to the final readability and perception of Wood's presentation. someone with a wish to reach a suppose for the dramatic instances and colourful personalities that observed the start of this kingdom might do good to learn it.
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