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By Jean-Philippe Dallies-Labourdette

This unheard of pictorial account comprises a variety of unpublished pictures from French and German records, together with sixteen pages in colour, and an in depth dossier of technical info profiling all significant German submarine varieties.

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U-Boote 1935-1945: The History of the Kriegsmarine U-Boats

This unparalleled pictorial account comprises various unpublished pictures from French and German information, together with sixteen pages in colour, and an intensive dossier of technical facts profiling all significant German submarine forms.

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After one reconnaissance where they were harassed by heavy British cannon fire, a Rochambeau aide wrote, “I cannot insist too strongly how I was surprised by the American army. It is truly incredible that troops almost naked, poorly paid, and composed of old men and children and Negroes should behave so well on the march and under fire . ” As for Washington himself, another aide wrote, “This great man is a thousand times more magnificent and more noble at the head of his army than in any other situation .

By the spring of 1781, George Washington was the most frustrated man in America. He sat in his headquarters at New Windsor, New York, filling a diary with laments about American corruption and selfishness: “. . instead of having the prospect of a glorious offensive campaign before us,” he wrote, we “have a gloomy and bewildered prospect of a defensive one. Chimney corner patriots abound; venality, corruption, prostitution of office for selfish ends, abuse of trust, perversion of funds from a national to a private use, and speculation upon the necessities of the times pervade all interests.

Sold it! ” “I don’t know” was the reply. ” “I will tell you,” said he. ” “Well, and where is the rum and pepper you got? ” The second sergeant started to thrash the cook, but Sergeant Martin intervened in his favor. m. on September 28 when Washington ordered the allied army from Williamsburg to Yorktown. With 3,000 militia from Maryland and Virginia plus the French reinforcements from the West Indies, he commanded 18,993 men. The American light infantry were the advance guard, with field artillery interspersed among their companies so they were ready to battle the instant they encountered opposition.

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