George Washington's Surprise Attack: A New Look at the by Phillip Thomas Tucker

By Phillip Thomas Tucker

Extensively researched and beautifully argued in Tucker’s compelling narrative, this in-depth exam of George Washington’s ‘military miracle’ on the conflict of Trenton undoubtedly confirms the very important significance of that beautiful victory.” —Jerry D. Morelock, PhD, editor in leader at Armchair General

Like many old occasions, the yank Revolution is typically neglected, missed, or minimized by means of historians as a result of universal shrouding in romantic fantasy or interference from obdurate stereotypes. right here historian
Phillip Thomas Tucker presents an in-depth examine the occasions of the conflict of Trenton, removing fiction and legend and providing new insights and research. tales from many forgotten participants of the struggle, together with officials and squaddies from either side, convey to lifestyles the Continental Army’s determined situations and surprising victory. Myths that Tucker debunks contain the Hessians’ slovenly drunkenness, Washington performing on my own in growing the assault method, and Rall’s incompetence as a pacesetter mostly contributing to his troops’ defeat.

By exploring the forgotten elements of 1 of America’s most renowned battles, revealing Trenton’s tale proves to be much more attention-grabbing. after all, America’s founding was once not anything in need of impressive, and no bankruptcy of America’s tale used to be extra astonishing than Washington’s unbelievable good fortune on the conflict of Trenton, the place America’s destiny used to be determined to just about everyone’s amazement on a depressing, snowy morning.

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