The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence

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The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan CHAPTER I THE NAVAL CAMPAIGN ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN1775-1776 Preponderant effect of Control of the Water upon the Struggle for American Independence Deducible then from Reason and from Experience Consequent Necessity to the Americans of a Counterpoise to British Navy This obtained through Burgoyne's Surrender The Surrender of Burgoyne traceable directly to the Naval Campaigns on Lake Champlain, 1775, 1776 The subsequent Course of the War in all Quarters of the world due to that decisive Campaign The Strategic Problem of Lake Champlain familiar to Americans from the Wars between France and Great Britain prior to 1775 Consequent prompt Initiative by Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold Energetic Pursuit of first Successes by Arnold Complete Control of Lake Champlain thus secured Invasion of Canada by Montgomery, 1775 Arnold marches through Maine Wilderness and joins Montgomery before Quebec Assault on Quebec. Failure, and Death of Montgomery Arnold maintains Blockade of Quebec, 1776 Relief of the Place by British Navy We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.

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