Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781 (MAJOR BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS) by William J. Wood epub pdf fb2Title: Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781 (MAJOR BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS)
Author: William J. Wood
Publisher: Algonquin Books (June 15, 1990)
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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.