Quebec 1775: The American Invasion Of Canada by Brendan MorrisseyQuebec 1775: The American Invasion Of Canada by Brendan Morrissey

Quebec 1775: The American Invasion Of Canada

byBrendan MorrisseyIllustratorAdam Hook

Paperback | October 22, 2003

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The American attack on Quebec in 1775 was a key episode in the American War of Independence (1775-1783). Capture of the city would give the Americans control of Canada - a disaster for the British. The subsequent campaign involved a 350-mile trek across uninhabited wilderness, a desperate American attack on the city of Quebec that left one American general dead and another wounded, and a British counterattack that culminated in a brutal naval battle off Valcour Island on Lake Champlain. In this book Brendan Morrissey details the events of this ferocious struggle whose results would have such momentous consequences at Saratoga in 1777.
Brendan Morrissey trained as a lawyer before working as a PR consultant and writer in the defence industry, principally with British Aerospace. He has a long-standing interest in military affairs and Anglo-American relations. Brendan has written several titles on this subject for Osprey, including Campaign 67: 'Saratoga 1777', Campaign...
Title:Quebec 1775: The American Invasion Of CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.7 × 7.29 × 0.19 inPublished:October 22, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:184176681X

ISBN - 13:9781841766812

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Table of Contents

The Road to Quebec/Chronology/Canada in 1775/The Opposing Commanders/The Opposing Forces/The invasion begins/Arnold's march/The wind of change/The naval campaign/Aftermath/The Battlefields Today/Bibliography/Index

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