By John S. Pancake
“A revisionist view of the Revolution’s most vital 12 months… it explodes a number of the myths surrounding Burgoyne’s Canadian day trip and Howe’s Pennsylvania crusade. there's a wealth of interesting element during this e-book, together with info on palms and provides, rations for girls camp fans, or even the numbers of carts (30-odd) wearing Burgoyne’s luggage.”
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