William Howe and the American War of Independence.
By: Smith, David.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloomsbury Studies in Military History: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (210 p.).ISBN: 9781472585370.Subject(s): Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography | Great Britain. -- Army -- Biography | Howe, William Howe, -- Viscount, -- 1729-1814 | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- CampaignsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: William Howe and the American War of IndependenceDDC classification: 973.3/41092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Howe's Experience -- 2. Preparations for War -- 3. The 1776 Campaign -- 4. The 1777 Campaign -- 5. Howe's Resignation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
The first major work on this enigmatic British general for more than 40 years, William Howe and the American War of Independence offers fascinating new insights into his performance during the revolution in America. From 1775 to 1777, Howe commanded the largest expeditionary force Britain had ever amassed, confronting the rebel army under George Washington and enjoying a string of victories. However, his period in command ended in confusion, bitterness and a parliamentary inquiry, because he proved unable to crush the rebellion. Exactly what went wrong has puzzled historians for mor
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