Ill-starred General: Braddock of the Coldstream Guards
University of Pittsburgh Pre, 15. sep. 1958 - 335 strani
A rare combination of documented fact and good storytelling, Ill-Starred General is the biography of a much maligned man from one of history's most vital eras. The career of Edward Braddock began during the court intrigues of Queen Anne and George I, gained momentum in continental military campaigns in the early 1750s, and ended abruptly in the rout of his American army near present-day Pittsburgh in 1755. This highly acclaimed biography reveals the man--and the politics--behind his defeat, one of the major setbacks to British imperial power in the American colonies.
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LOGISTICS April May 1755
FORT CUMBERLAND May 1029 1755
THE LONG MARCH May 30July 8 1755
INTO BATTLE July 812 1755
COLONIAL PROBLEMS November 1754April 1755
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