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The first salute

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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Camp

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StatementBarbara W. Tuchman.
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LC ClassificationsE271 .T83 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 347 p., [16] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL2061947M
ISBN 100394553330
LC Control Number88045216

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It starts with a mistaken cannon salute by an obscure cannoneer in a Dutch port in the Carribean which inadvertently recognizes the government of the rebelling colonies which is an insult to England which leads to war between England, France and the Netherlands which leads to a fleet being sent by France.4/5.

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Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (/ ˈ t ʌ k m ən /; Janu – February 6, ) was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (), a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.

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Now in “The First Salute,” Barbara Tuchman corrects the balance with an account of the long passage that brought those ships to Washington’s salvation in Chesapeake Bay.

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