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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2021 9:43 p.m. PST

….Revolutionary War, 1778-1781

"It was 1778, and the recent American victory at Saratoga had netted the U.S a powerful ally in France. Many, including General George Washington, presumed France's entrance into the war meant independence was just around the corner.

Meanwhile, having lost an entire army at Saratoga, Great Britain pivoted to a "southern strategy." The army would henceforth seek to regain its southern colonies, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, a highly profitable segment of its pre-war American empire. Deep into 1780 Britain's new approach seemed headed for success as the U.S. economy collapsed and morale on the home front waned. By early 1781, Washington, and others, feared that France would drop out of the war if the Allies failed to score a decisive victory that year. Sir Henry Clinton, commander of Britain's army, thought "the rebellion is near its end." Washington, who had been so optimistic in 1778, despaired: "I have almost ceased to hope."…"


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GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2021 2:36 a.m. PST

The link went to Amazon? Really.

Makes me think TMP is providing opportunities for monetization through posting threads that provide links to Amazon.

It could be good to have had it go to a review.

Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jul 2021 1:07 p.m. PST

There are reviews on Amazon.

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2021 3:41 p.m. PST

If you don't like Amazon… there are more links about this book…


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GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2021 6:24 p.m. PST

Yes, familiar with there being reviews on Amazon. ; )

However, thanks for the other links! : )

Brechtel198 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2021 3:40 a.m. PST

I have it and at first look I'm not very impressed.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2021 4:01 p.m. PST

No mention my friend…


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