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ISBN-10: 0907771068

ISBN-13: 9780907771067

Airplane of the Royal military considering that 1945 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Maritime BooksАвтор(ы): David HobbsЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1982Количество страниц: 108ISBN: 0-907771-06-8Формат: pdf (72 dpi) 1760x2420Размер: 29.8 mbRapid 34

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Not even in the depths of the black winter at Valley Forge had the nation’s revolutionary spirit sagged so low. ” The Continental Congress was bankrupt. The paper dollars it had issued in 1776 had succumbed to outrageous inflation. A man needed $2,000 to buy a suit of clothes. ” For more than two years, British armies had rampaged through the South, capturing Savannah and Augusta and subduing Georgia so that the colony once more had a royal governor. Charleston, South Carolina, had surrendered on May 12, 1780, and with it went some 3,300 American troops and irreplaceable equipment.

The Royal Welsh Fusiliers met them with cannon fire and musketry, and the French fell back, with one man dead and two wounded. The skirmishing continued the next day. The British and German soldiers manning the outer lines were sure they would soon be fighting for their lives. Washington would have to storm their positions if he hoped to crack the inner lines. If they fought well, Washington might think twice about repeating the performance against the far more formidable inner redoubts. At midnight on September 29, Cornwallis sent his men in the outer lines a startling order: Retreat.

Cornwallis, too, was a frustrated man. ” After studying his map, Cornwallis decided that Virginia was the key to the war. From this - the oldest, wealthiest, proudest, and most populated of the rebellious colonies - had come the reinforcements and supplies that enabled the Americans to replace their defeated southern armies. After reinforcing his decimated battalions from Charleston, Cornwallis wrote Phillips that he was planning to join him in Virginia. Another letter informed Lord Germain of his intentions.

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