[PDF] Download ç The Epic Battles for Ticonderoga, 1758 | by ☆ William R. Nester


  • Title: The Epic Battles for Ticonderoga, 1758
  • Author: William R. Nester
  • ISBN: 9780791473221
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Paperback

  • On July 8, 1758, British General James Abercromby ordered a controversial frontal assault of the French defenses on the Ticonderoga peninsula in upstate New York Outnumbering the French by four to one, the capture of their fort, named Carillon, seemed all but assured Once the fort called the key to a continent was in British hands the road would be open to invade CanOn July 8, 1758, British General James Abercromby ordered a controversial frontal assault of the French defenses on the Ticonderoga peninsula in upstate New York Outnumbering the French by four to one, the capture of their fort, named Carillon, seemed all but assured Once the fort called the key to a continent was in British hands the road would be open to invade Canada, capture Montreal and Quebec, and end the French and Indian War The attack, however, would go horribly wrong and result in nearly 2,000 British casualties, the single bloodiest day of the entire war It would be another year before the British, under a different commander, would capture the fortifications and rename them Fort Ticonderoga The Epic Battles for Ticonderoga, 1758 examines the skirmishes and raids in the months leading up to the battle, discusses Abercromby s campaign in the larger context of British grand strategy for the year 1758, the roles of key military and political figures on both sides, and the conflict s aftermath.
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    Jerome
    A detailed, well-organized operational history of the battles for Ticonderoga.The narrative is dramatic and well-paced and Nester tells his story in an unsentimental, straightforward style. Nester’s analysis is sharp and thoughtful and he emphasizes how contingent the course of events was. He also puts the entire campaign into its political and strategic context. While Montcalm won the battle, Nester notes that he did not succeed in winning any sort of conquest. Nester also questions Pitt’s [...]

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