WASHINGTON'S MARINES: The Origins of the Corps and the American Revolution, 1775-1777
Examines the men, strategy, performance, and personalities of the Corps' formative early years during the American Revolution, 1775-1777, through the early successes and failures at Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill, Canada, Boston, Charleston, and more. Marines joined their fellow soldiers in a protracted land campaign that culminated in turning-point victories at Trenton, Assunpink Creek, and Princeton. This chapter of the Continental Marines ends in Morristown, NJ, when George Washington granted Henry Knox's request to leverage the Marines' expertise with naval guns to fill the depleted ranks of the army's artillery during the Forage War. Enhanced with original maps and illustrations, including 41 images and 9 maps.1 vol, 360 pgs 2023 US, SAVAS BEATIE
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