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  • American History Magazine

    Fight Again Another Day

    Facing disaster in Brooklyn, Washington gambled on sea-going soldiers to get the army across the East River...

  • MHQ Magazine

    The Plot to Kidnap Washington

    In 1780 two British military officers planned a mission that could have changed the course of history. In February 1780 Lieutenant General Wilhelm von Knyphausen, the interim commander in chief of British forces in the New York area, and...

  • Military History Magazine

    Escape from New York

    Washington nearly lost the war in Brooklyn, but thanks to a clever evacuation behind a veil of fog, he ultimately bested the British. In the spring of 1776 Lieutenant General William Howe, commander in chief of the British army in...