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British Submarines of global warfare One (Warships Fotofax) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: British Submarines of global battle One (Warships Fotofax)Автор: Paul J. KempИздательство: fingers and ArmourISBN: 1854090100Год: 1990Страниц: 50Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 31.95МБЯзык: английскийBlack and white pictures and line drawings.Скачать: DepositfilesUploading Hotfile zero

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During months of agonizing recovery, Arnold had to endure the praise heaped on Gates (who never left his headquarters during the battle), while his own role was ignored and even vilified. By the time Washington gave him military command of Philadelphia—a post Arnold assumed after Clinton abandoned the city in June 1778—he was a bitter man and done with the Glorious Cause. In Philadelphia, Arnold met and married the beautiful eighteen-year-old Peggy Shippen (his first wife having died in 1775). The Shippen family had Loyalist tendencies, and during the British occupation Peggy had become close to a number of British officers, including Major John André of Clinton’s staff.

The Shippen family had Loyalist tendencies, and during the British occupation Peggy had become close to a number of British officers, including Major John André of Clinton’s staff. Peggy helped morph Arnold’s discontent into treason, with André the gobetween for Arnold and Clinton. When Washington, who thought 22 George Washington’s Great Gamble highly of Arnold, offered the major general his choice of commands, Arnold chose West Point specifically so that he might turn over the fort to the British.

At Valley Forge, Steuben was assigned the task of standardizing the drill and training the men in battlefield maneuvers. He also rewrote the American manual of arms, creating a simpler version of the European practice. Ultimately, the baron brought to the Continental Army a professionalism it had not hitherto enjoyed and a discipline that showed itself on the battlefield in the following campaign season. When Washington tapped Nathanael Greene for command of the southern army in the fall of 1780, he picked Steuben as Greene’s second.

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