Go to google and search on the phrase "French military victories"

Dr. Robert Harley harley@argote.ch
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 23:28:56 +0100 (CET)


>Go to google and search on the phrase "French military victories"

Yeah, and?  I see pages about going to Google and searching on "French
military victories".

Plus some others such as this:

   http://www.pbs.org/georgewashington/classroom/military_leader3.html

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The war would last four more years after Monmouth.  The French joined
the Americans in 1778 contributing troops, supplies, and a navy.  The
British turned their attention to the south hoping to rally the
support of Americans loyal to the King.  General Cornwallis moved east
across Virginia in the spring of 1781.  He moved to the coastal town
of Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay where he was confident the British
navy could support him, but now Washington had the French navy at his
disposal.  The French fleet under the Admiral de Grasse drove the
British fleet from the bay.  Once the French fleet was in place,
Washington and his army along with French troops under Rochambeau
moved on Yorktown.  Cornwallis held out for three weeks as he was
pounded by Washington's artillery.  Cut off by the French fleet from
supply or retreat by sea and surrounded by American and French troops
on land, Cornwallis surrendered on October 17, 1781 bringing the
Revolutionary War to an end.  Despite numerous hardships and defeats,
Washington had finally achieved victory.
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R