Almost A Miracle

Almost A Miracle

The American Victory in the War of Independence

eBook - 2007
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In this gripping chronicle of America's struggle for independence, award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of that war, capturing an eight-year conflict filled with heroism, suffering, cowardice, betrayal, and fierce dedication. As Ferling demonstrates, it was a war that America came much closer to losing than is now usually remembered. General George Washington put it best when he said that the American victory was "little short of a standing miracle.". Almost a Miracle offers an illuminating portrait of America's triumph, offering vivid descrip.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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1 online resource (xiii, 679 pages) : illustrations, maps


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