Quebec 1759, The battle that won Canada
96 page book.
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About this book
'What a scene!' wrote Horace Walpole. 'An army in the night dragging itself up a precipice by stumps of trees to assault a town and attack an enemy strongly entrenched and double in numbers!' In one short sharp exchange of fire Major-General James Wolfe's men tumbled the Marquis de Montcalm's French army into bloody ruin. Sir John Fortescue famously described it as the 'most perfect volley ever fired on a battlefield'. In this book Stuart Reid details how one of the British Army's consummate professionals literally beat the King's enemies before breakfast and in so doing decided the fate of a continent.
- Opposing Commanders
- The Armies
- Opposing Plans
- The Campaign
- The Plains of Abraham
- The Battlefield Today
Paperback; April 2003; 96 pages; ISBN: 9781855326057