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Victory at Yorktown: A Novel by Newt Gingrich


new york times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen present the triumphant conclusion to their George Washington series—a novel of management, brdifferenthood, loyalty, and the victory of the american lead to.


it is 1781, and Washington and his army have spent 3 years in a bitter stalemate, enticing in close to consistent skirmishing towards the British.  The enemy place in new york is some distance too strong, and all strategies coated via the Royal navy.   finally crucial stories succeed in Washington.   the first is that the French have in brief devoted a fleet to the american coast to interact the British.  the second is that British normal Cornwallis, driven to distraction via the protracted battlesome distancee in the Carolinas, has come to a decisiond to withdraw into Yorktown to determine a brand new base.  


Washington come to a decisions to embark on one of the audacious movements in american army history.  he will take nearly his entire army out of recent Jersey and new york, and drive march it greater than 300 miles in whole secrecy.  He must pray that the French navy is a hit in blocking Chesapeake Bay, in order that he can fall upon Cornwallis, lay siege to him, and seize his entire drive.   this is a marketing campaign ladened with “Ifs” however the stalemate must be damaged, in a different way the american spirit, after six lengthy years of battle, will crumble.


Sergeant Peter Wellsley is tasked with “paving the way” for the fast movement of the army, and primarily else neutralizing any loyalists who would possibly slip off to supply battlening. all of the operation is predicated on whole, overall marvel, a close to-not possible task for a military transferring thru spaces that harbor strong loyalists.  on the different side, Allen Van Dorn, nonetheless mourning the lack of his loved one top Andre, receives bits and pieces of stories from civilians that something is afoot across New Jersey and is tasked to find out what.   whilst probably the most former loved ones is seized, each must come to a decision the place their precise loyalties lie right through the warmth of the combat of Yorktown as Washington’s skilled army, as soon as a “rabble in palms,” executes the battle’s such a lot decisive contest.


With Victory at Yorktown, critically acclaimed authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen have succeed ined the top in their abilities in a excursion de drive narrative of one among america’s such a lot necessary heroes.

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creator: Newt Gingrichpublisher: Thomas Dunne e-booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: three68

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