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War on the run : the epic story of Robert Rogers and the conquest of America's first frontier

著者: John F Ross
出版商: New York : Bantam Books, ©2009.
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Hailed as the father of today's elite special forces, Robert Rogers was North America's first authentic celebrity. Biographer John F. Ross reconstructs the extraordinary achievements of this fearless and inspiring leader whose exploits in the New England wilderness read like those of an action hero and whose innovative principles of unconventional warfare are still used today. As a child, Rogers learned to survive  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Biography
Bibliography
提及的人: Robert Rogers; Robert (Soldat) Rogers
材料类型: 传记, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: John F Ross
ISBN: 9780553804966 0553804960 9780553906653 0553906658
OCLC号码: 262433273
描述: xxiv, 548 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
内容: New in a new world. Into the wilderness ; First encounters on the frontier ; Savage justice ; Taken by Indians ; The counterfeiter --
Reinventing war. The war begins ; First sorties ; Honing skills ; An independent company of rangers ; Ambush in the snow ; Tragedy at Fort William Henry ; Mutiny on Rogers' Island ; Taunting his foe ; Battle on snowshoes ; Blood on the snow --
Ordeals of empire. Disaster at Carillon ; "Come up, you French dogs--
like men!" ; Allegro Guerriero ; To Carillon once again ; Mission impossible ; Ordeal through spruce bogs ; Starvation ; Betrayal ; Horror on the ice ; Pressing the French --
Continental visions. A race west to claim the continent for Britain ; Détroit ; To South Carolina ; A dream is born ; Great Lakes tribes declare war ; Encounter with Pontiac ; Imperial capital ; A Concise Account of North America --
Patrons and enemies. Trouble brewing ; The northwest passage ; Treason! ; Locked up and charged ; Failing fortunes --
Hard choices. A bitter homecoming ; Confrontation with George Washington ; Catching Nathan Hale ; End games --
Appendix 1. Roger's Rules of Ranging --
Appendix 2. Saint-François map of 1759 --
Appendix 3. The Hopkins letter --
Appendix 4. General Washington to the President of Congress.
责任: John F. Ross.
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Hailed as the father of today's elite special forces, Robert Rogers was North America's first authentic celebrity. Biographer John F. Ross reconstructs the extraordinary achievements of this fearless and inspiring leader whose exploits in the New England wilderness read like those of an action hero and whose innovative principles of unconventional warfare are still used today. As a child, Rogers learned to survive in New England's dark and deadly forests, grasping that a new world required new forms of warfare. Rogers' Rangers earned a deadly fame among their most formidable French and Indian enemies for their ability to appear anywhere at any time, burst out of the forest with overwhelming force, and vanish just as quickly. The Rangers laid the groundwork for the colonial strategy later used in the War of Independence. Rogers later wrote two seminal books whose vision of a unified continent would influence Thomas Jefferson and inspire Lewis and Clark.--From publisher description.

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