Quebec 1759: The Battle That Won Canada by Stuart ReidQuebec 1759: The Battle That Won Canada by Stuart Reid

Quebec 1759: The Battle That Won Canada

byStuart ReidIllustratorGerry Embleton

Paperback | April 20, 2003

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Osprey's study of the decisive battle of the French and Indian War (1754-1763). 'What a scene!' wrote Horace Walpole. 'An army in the night dragging itself up a precipice by stumps of trees to assault a town and attack an enemy strongly entrenched and double in numbers!' In one short sharp exchange of fire Major-General James Wolfe's men tumbled the Marquis de Montcalm's French army into bloody ruin. Sir John Fortescue famously described it as the 'most perfect volley ever fired on a battlefield'. In this book Stuart Reid details how one of the British Army's consummate professionals literally beat the King's enemies before breakfast and in so doing decided the fate of a continent.
Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in1954. His life long interest in military history has led to a longstanding involvement in historial re-enactment, which has broadened into work as a military advisor for film companies. Stuart has written numerous titles for the Osprey military list including a three volume set on King George's Army 1...
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Title:Quebec 1759: The Battle That Won CanadaFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1855326051

ISBN - 13:9781855326057

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Opposing Commanders · The Armies · Opposing Plans · The Campaign · The Plains of Abraham · Aftermath · The Battlefield Today · Bibliography · Index