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Philadelphia 1777 - Taking the Capital

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Philadelphia 1777 - Taking the Capital
by Osprey
Author: Justin Clement
Publish Year: 2007
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148531272
Mfg. part #: OSPCAM176
Type: Softcover
Series: CAM176


A turning point in the War of Independence, the campaign for Philadelphia set in motion a series of events leading to the defeat of the British and eventual independence for the emerging American nation. From the landing of General William Howe's army at the head of the Elk River, to his eventual capture of Philadelphia, the campaign included some fascinating battles. The initial engagement at Brandywine, the Paoli Massacre and the missed opportunity at Germantown are all examined in detail by Justin Clement, with supporting maps, original artwork and photographs. Recently discovered information about the battle of Brandywine and analysis of the major personalities involved completes this comprehensive account.