Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain But Won the American Revolution
International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2007 - 386 strani
“Benedict Arnold’s Navy is an excellent book.”
“This book must be on the shelf of anyone who isinterested in our struggle for independence, a warwe should not have won against the strongest nationon earth, but did.”
“A suspenseful, vivid account.”
“Nelson’s finely written narrative is a winner.”
“James Nelson is a master both of his period and ofthe English language.”
Covering one of history’s great “tipping point”battles, Benedict Arnold’s Navy recounts the courageousand exemplary campaign of Arnold and hiscobbled-together fleet of “ships” against a muchsuperior British force in the Battle of Valcour Island(Lake Champlain) in October 1776.This landmarkbook shows how Arnold’s fearless leadership againststaggering odds in a northern wilderness secured forAmerica the independence that he would later tryto betray.
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Both the title and the subtitle (“The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution”) are misleading; although a good part of the book does cover Arnold’s command ... Celotno mnenje
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