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In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown

by Philbrick, Nathaniel (Author)

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"The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire wa... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Preface: the land and the sea
  • The building storm
  • An enemy in the heart of the country
  • Delays and accidents of the sea
  • Bayonets and zeal
  • The end of the tether
  • A ray of light
  • The spur of speed
  • Ligne de vitesse
  • Yorktown
  • The north river captain
  • Epilogue: aftermath.
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