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The naval genius of George Washington

Dudley Wright Knox

The naval genius of George Washington

by Dudley Wright Knox

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Published by Printed by the Riverside Press for Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership.,
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Knowledge -- Naval art and science.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dudley W. Knox ... with a foreword by Admiral Hilary P. Jones ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.25 .K67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. l., 3-137, [1] p.
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6770505M
      LC Control Number32004494
      OCLC/WorldCa782921

      SOURCE: Special to HNN (provided by the book's publisher, Viking) Nathaniel Philbrick has a new book out: “In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at   The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (The American Revolution Series #3) By Nathaniel Philbrick. Penguin Books, , pp. Publication Date: June 4, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (10/15/) Hardcover (10/16/) CD-Audio (10/16/) Paperback, Large Print (10/16/)

        Author: Nathaniel Philbrick Book: IN THE HURRICANE’S EYE: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown Publishing: Penguin Books; Paperback edition (June 4, ) Synopsis (from Get this from a library! In the hurricane's eye: the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown. [Nathaniel Philbrick] -- "The American Revolution may have been started by a group of citizen-soldiers on a green in Lexington, Massachusetts, but it was won on a choppy patch of water off Chesapeake Bay. In Bunker Hill and

      NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously."&#;The New York Times Book   Recognized today as one of the most important naval engagements in the history of the world, the Battle of the Chesapeake--fought without a single American ship--made the subsequent victory of the Americans at Yorktown a virtual a narrative that moves from Washington's headquarters on the Hudson River, to the wooded hillside in


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