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1777 : Tipping Point at Saratoga

Author: Dean R Snow
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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In the autumn of 1777, near Saratoga, New York, an inexperienced and improvised American army led by General Horatio Gates faced off against the highly trained British and German forces led by General John Burgoyne. Despite inferior organization and training, the Americans exploited access to fresh reinforcements of men and materiel, and ultimately handed the British a stunning defeat. Assimilating the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snow, Dean R., 1940- author.
1777
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016006469
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean R Snow
ISBN: 9780190618759 0190618752
OCLC Number: 937999282
Description: xii, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The opening --
The Battle of Freeman's Farm --
The middle game --
The Battle of Bemis Heights --
The end game.
Responsibility: Dean Snow.
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1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga provides a detailed narrative of the thirty-three days of the Saratoga campaign, utilizing historical archaeology and the letters, journals, and memoirs of men and  Read more...

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