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History: U S ::Revolution Era From Books by Jan


The Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis

By Johnston, Henry P

Eastern National Park Monument Association. Dust jacket has tears. 206 pages with index and appendix. Blue covers, good+. Text cuts, maps and engravings. This is a reprint of the 1881 book, this in 1958 June. A standard reference work on the Siege of Yorktown, the climactic battle of the American Revolution.. Reprint in 1958. Hard Cover.


Compact History Of The Revolutionary War

By DuPuy, Colonel R. Ernest and Colonel Trevor N. Dupuy (USA Ret.)

New York: Hawthorn Books, CR 1963, first edition October 1963. X-Library with numbers, stamps and pocket. Overall good+ condition. Rebound with library binding. 510 pages with index and 40 maps in black and white and on pastedowns. The authors have strived to show the political and economic causes of the Revolution - international and domestic. They try to show the problem faced by French Allies, handicap and frustration endured by the British, the disappointment and hardships suffered by the American patriots. The Revolutionary War was won by a belligerent minority of the inhabitants of the Thirteen Colonies, who overcame all obstacles to freedom only because they responded to the commanding genius of the one man who dominated the war from beginning to end - George Washington.. Stated first Edition. Hard Cover.


Rebels Under Sail

By Fowler, William M. J

New York: Charles Scribners Sons The Amrican Navy During the Revolution.CR 1976. Mylar over price clipped dust jacket. 320 pages with bibliography and index, black and white photos of naval ships. All very good condition. A small group of delegates to Congress, led by John Adams and supported by Washington, strived to form a powerful fighting fleet. A vivid and authoratative history of the new American nation sas it set about in its task to build a Navy.. Hard Cover.