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The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution

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On 15 September, 1776, the British army under General William Howe invaded Manhattan Island, with the largest expeditionary force in their history. George Washington's Continental Army, still in disarray after the disastrous Battle of Brooklyn some two weeks earlier, retreated north to Harlem Heights, leaving New York in British hands. Control of the city was Howe's primary objective. Located at the mouth of the strategically vital Hudson river, it had become the centrepiece of England's strategy for putting down the ...

The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution 2003, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780142003336

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The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution 2003, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712636483

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The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution 2002, Walker Books, New York

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