Monongahela 1754-55 by Rene Chartrand
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Monongahela 1754-55
By Rene Chartrand

Monongahela 1754-55

Washington's Defeat, Braddock's Disaster

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Monongahela 1754-55 by Rene Chartrand

Book Description

This book examines the first military encounters of the Seven Years' War. When the French built forts along the Ohio River valley to support their claims to the area, a clash with the British became inevitable, and when in 1753 they refused to evacuate the region, British thoughts turned to eviction. Tensions rose further when a party of French negotiators were killed by Washington, and in retaliation, French troops besieged Washington at Fort Necessity. Despite Washington's eventual release, an uproar ensued, leading to the battle at Monongahela River where the French and Indians ambushed Braddock's army. This book focuses on battle tactics, causes and consequences of these events.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841766836
ISBN-10: 1841766836
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 8mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rene Chartrand

Rene Chartrand was born in Montreal and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He has written numerous articles and books including some 20 Osprey titles and the first two volumes of 'Canadian Military Heritage.' He lives in Hull, Quebec, with his wife and two sons. Patrice Courcelle was born in northern France in 1950 and has been a professional illustrator for some 20 years. Entirely self-taught, he has illustrated many books and magazine articles for Continental publishers, and his work hangs in a number of public and private collections. His dramatic and lucid style has won him widespread admiration in the field of military illustration.

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