By John S. Pancake
“A revisionist view of the Revolution’s most vital yr… it explodes the various myths surrounding Burgoyne’s Canadian day trip and Howe’s Pennsylvania crusade. there's a wealth of attention-grabbing element during this ebook, together with info on fingers and offers, rations for ladies camp fans, or even the numbers of carts (30-odd) sporting Burgoyne’s luggage.”
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1777: The Year of the Hangman by John S. Pancake