In some of the bloodiest fighting of the Revolutionary War, American and French troops failed to take Savannah.
On the night of December 30, 1775, after months of hardship and perseverance against heavy odds, the forces of Brig. Gen. Richard Montgomery and Colonel Benedict Arnold were at last poised to take Quebec. Then a single British cannon shot caused their plan to unravel.
Reviewed by Glenn Barnett By Marconi M. Dioso Dorrance Publishing, Pittsburgh, Pa., 2004 In […]
A six-and-a-half-foot-tall Hercules who wielded a six-foot-long broadsword, Peter Francisco was arguably the most remarkable soldier of the American Revolutionary War.
Minuteman Isaac Davis, shot by the British at Concord Bridge in April 1775, was one of the first to die in the cause of American Independence.
The clash at King’s Mountain between Patriots and Tories began Britain’s long descent to Yorktown.
During the American Revolution some of the most ardent Patriots could be found among the colonies’ African-Americans.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR: BIRTH OF A NATION (Multieducator, $54.95). Through three thousand pages of documents, […]
Fidel Castro’s Cuban rebels lost their first battle against the government’s well-armed troops. It was all uphill from there.
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