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Admiral De Grasse and American Independence.

Author: Charles Lee Lewis
Publisher: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2014.
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The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American independence in the battle off Cape Henry in 1781. The battle off Cape Henry had ultimate effects more important than those of Waterloo. De Grasse's action entailed upon the British the final loss of the thirteen colonies in America. This biography by Charles Lee Lewis places  Read more...
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Lewis, Charles Lee.
Admiral De Grasse and American Independence.
New York : Naval Institute Press, ©2014
Named Person: François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de; François Joseph Paul de Grasse Grasse, comte de
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lee Lewis
ISBN: 9781612514734 1612514731
OCLC Number: 880530992
Notes: 151138-0239.
Description: 1 online resource (460 pages)
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The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American independence in the battle off Cape Henry in 1781. The battle off Cape Henry had ultimate effects more important than those of Waterloo. De Grasse's action entailed upon the British the final loss of the thirteen colonies in America. This biography by Charles Lee Lewis places this supremely important naval battle off the Virginia Capes in its proper historical perspective, and gives de Grasse the full credit for rendering the aid which made possible t.

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