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Endgame 1758 : the promise, the glory, and the despair of Louisbourg's last decade

Author: A J B Johnston
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Series: France overseas.
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The story of what happened at the colonial fortified town of Louisbourg between 1749 and 1758 is one of the great dramas of the history of Canada, indeed North America. This book presents the dramatic military and social history of this short-lived and significant fortress, seaport, and community, and the citizens who made it their home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnston, A.J.B. (Andrew John Bayly).
Endgame 1758.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006039629
(OCoLC)76901864
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J B Johnston
ISBN: 9780803209862 080320986X
OCLC Number: 182560122
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (365 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Opening moves, 1749 --
Middle game, 1750-1755 --
The match heightens, 1756-1757 --
Beginning of the end, early 1758 --
This time for real, June 1-7, 1758 --
Attack and defend, June 8-July 27, 1758 --
Winner take all --
Appendix 1 : French ships to Louisbourg, 1758 --
Appendix 2 : British ships at Louisbourg, 1758 --
Appendix 3 : French land forces at Louisbourg, 1758 --
Appendix 4 : British land forces at Louisbourg, 1758.
Series Title: France overseas.
Responsibility: A.J.B. Johnston.
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