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The Oxford history of the British Army

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army -- History,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [446]-459) and index.

      Other titlesBritish Army
      Statementgeneral editor, David Chandler ; associate editor, Ian Beckett.
      ContributionsChandler, David G., Beckett, I. F. W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA50 .O93 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 476 p. :
      Number of Pages476
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL975964M
      ISBN 100192853333
      LC Control Number96013051

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      During the American Revolution, Britain relied primarily on its army to subdue the rebellious colonies. At its peak, the British army in North America had approximat officers and men, constituting the largest expeditionary force sent overseas by any British governments. After nearly seven years of fighting, however, the British Parliament realized that military operations in the Author: Stephen R. Conway. (shelved 26 times as british-history) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.


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