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Valley Forge : George Washington and the crucible of victory

Author: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the winter of 1777, Washington and his demoralized army retreat from Philadelphia, arriving at Valley Forge where they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter clothing, and building tools have been ignored by Congress. In spite of the suffering and deceit, Washington endures all, joined at last by a volunteer from Germany who begins the hard task of recasting the army as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Named Person: George Washington; Thomas Paine; George Washington; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben, Baron von; George Washington; Thomas Paine
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Newt Gingrich; William R Forstchen; Albert S Hanser
ISBN: 9780312591076 0312591071 9780312592882 0312592884
OCLC Number: 606785281
Notes: "Thomas Dunne Books."
Description: xvii, 438 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen ; Hanser S. Albert contributing editor.

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It's the winter of 1777, and Washington's battered, demoralized army retreats from Philadelphia. Arriving at Valley Forge, they discover that their repeated requests for a stockpile of food, winter  Read more...

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