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Saratoga 1777 : turning point of a revolution

Author: Brendan Morrissey; Adam Hook
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2000.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 67.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Saratoga campaign was a watershed, and is widely believed to have been the turning point of the American War of Independence. For the first time British regulars were beaten in open battle by equal numbers of Americans. The Continentals bore the brunt of the fighting, supported by 'hordes' of militia who proved adept at attacking detachments or lines of communication. The after-shock in America (on both sides)  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan Morrissey; Adam Hook
ISBN: 1855328623 9781855328624
OCLC Number: 43419003
Description: 100 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: The road to Saratoga; the seat of war; opposing commanders; opposing forces; the Grand Plan; Burgoyne moves south; the St Leger Expedition; the first battle --
Freeman's Farm; the second battle --
Bemis Heights; aftermaths; the battlefields today; wargaming the Saratoga campaign.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 67.
Responsibility: written by Brendan Morrissey ; battlescene plates by Adam Hook.

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Widely believed to be the turning point in the American War of Independence, at Saratoga General Burgoyne's men were forced to surrender. The colour maps, battle charts and artwork accompanying the  Read more...

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