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1776
David McCullough

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1776 by David McCullough traces the military conflicts between the American and the British armies during the first 18 months of the Revolutionary War. The author chooses three of the war’s most pivotal moments—the Battle of Dorchester Heights, the Battle of Long Island, and the Battle of Trenton—to tell a tale that’s as much about luck, coincidence, and fateful weather as it is about strategic warfare...

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PREVIEW

1776 by David McCullough traces the military conflicts between the American and the British armies during the first 18 months of the Revolutionary War. The author chooses three of the war’s most pivotal moments—the Battle of Dorchester Heights, the Battle of Long Island, and the Battle of Trenton—to tell a tale that’s as much about luck, coincidence, and fateful weather as it is about strategic warfare...