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The Failure of British Strategy During the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, 1780-81

@inproceedings{Pearson2005TheFO,
  title={The Failure of British Strategy During the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, 1780-81},
  author={J. T. Pearson.},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract : This paper investigates the failure of British strategy during the southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War from 1780 to 1781. Following France's entry into the war in 1778, the British Secretary of State for the American Department, Lord George Germain, believed that Great Britain could expand the war into the south with minimal cost. This research traces Lord Germain's strategy from its origin in London in 1778 to its application in the American south by British Generals… Expand
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