Trenton and Princeton 1776-77: Washington crosses the Delaware

Trenton and Princeton 1776-77: Washington crosses the Delaware

by David Bonk, Graham Turner
     
 

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Pursued by British forces, Washington and his remaining 5,000 men resolved on a risky strike against the British and Hessian positions across the Delaware River. Crossing the river, Washington took the Trenton garrison for the loss of only four men, before outflanking Cornwallis' 8,000-strong force and marching on Princeton. His military reputation established,

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Pursued by British forces, Washington and his remaining 5,000 men resolved on a risky strike against the British and Hessian positions across the Delaware River. Crossing the river, Washington took the Trenton garrison for the loss of only four men, before outflanking Cornwallis' 8,000-strong force and marching on Princeton. His military reputation established, Washington's victory restored American morale and turned the tide of the war.

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“It is a great book, especially for the student of the Revolutionary War and shows how even small victories can help turn the tide. A book I know you will enjoy reading.” —Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (February 2009)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782008712
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
12/20/2012
Series:
Campaign , #203
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
899,301
File size:
43 MB
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Meet the Author

David Bonk is a lifelong student of military history and historical miniatures wargamer. He has written for various wargaming publications, including the Midwest Wargamer Magazine and the SAGA newsletter, as well as the Osprey Military Journal. He lives in North Carolina. Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specialising in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.
Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.

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