The French-Indian War 1754-1760
96 page book.
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Author: Daniel Marston
About this book
The French-Indian War was fought in the forests, open plains, and forts of the North American frontier. The French army, supported by North American tribes, was initially more successful than the British Army, who suffered from lack of experience at woodland fighting. This title explains the background to the wars and charts the military development of the British Army and the reforms that led to its eventual superiority. In both skirmishes in the forests of the frontier and great battles such as Louisbourg and Quebec, the British proved they had learnt well from their Native American allies.
- Background to war: Tension in the Ohio River Valley
- Warring sides: The French and British Armies in North America
- Outbreak: Entry of the regular soldiers
- The fighting: War of the forest and fortress
- Portrait of a soldier: Joshua Goodenough - a Roger's Ranger
- The world around war: The economic and civilian costs
- Portrait of a civilian: Jean Lowry and Titus King
- How the war ended: Treaty of Paris and the Indian uprising
- Conclusion and consequences: Ramifications for the future
- Paperback; November 2002; 96 pages; ISBN: 9781841764566