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Quebec 1759 The Battle That Won Canada (Campaign) by Stuart Reid

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Canada,
  • Quebec,
  • Military - Other,
  • Canada - Pre-Confederation (to 1867),
  • History / Military / General,
  • Canada - General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGerry Embleton (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8992981M
ISBN 101855326051
ISBN 109781855326057

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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.   Quebec book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Osprey's study of the decisive battle of the French and Indian War ( /5. The fall of Quebec in to British forces under James Wolfe led to the ultimate defeat of the French empire in North America. The dramatic battle on the Plains of Abraham not only set the course for the future of Canada; it opened the door to the independence of the American colonies some 20 years later. Stacey's account is regarded as the best ever written. Read this book on Questia. "Very great rejoycings this night on the taking of Quebec." So wrote "Parson Woodforde" -- not yet a parson, but merely a junior scholar of New College, Oxford -- in his diary on the 18th of October,

  Quebec — First published in Subjects Campaigns, History, Québec Campaign, , United States French and Indian War, , Québec Campaign, Québec, The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec (French: Bataille des Plaines d'Abraham, Première bataille de Québec), was a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War (referred to as the French and Indian War to describe the North American theatre).The battle, which began on 13 September , was fought on a plateau by the British Army and Royal Navy against the French. Expedition to Quebec. Wolfe, supported by a naval force under Vice-Admiral Charles Saunders, was appointed commanding officer of the British assault against the fortress city of J , Wolfe and his men landed on the Île d’Orléans. By the middle of July, the British had occupied positions on the southern bank of the Saint Lawrence River at Point Lévis (directly across. Battle: Quebec War: The French and Indian War also known as the Seven Year War ( – ) Date of the Battle of Quebec: 13th September Place of the Battle of Quebec: Quebec in Canada Combatants at the Battle of Quebec: British and Americans against the French and Canadians Commanders at the Battle of Quebec: Major General James Wolfe against the Marquis de Montcalm.

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