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Yorktown 1781: Glory to the French

As we Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day, it is worth remembering that we didn’t win our freedom all by ourselves.

And when an American mouths off about French military history, he’s not just being ignorant, he’s being ungrateful. 

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War And Peace

Fighting in the South: Part 2

General Cornwallis hoped to achieve the same success in Virginia that Arnold was able to. In raiding Virginia, he caused Jefferson and other officials to retreat. 119 more words

News: Liberty in Full Sail

Liberty is in full sail in Yorktown as the reconstructed Hermione, the french frigate that ferried the Marquis de Lafayette to America to help end the Revolutionary War, crosses the Atlantic. 238 more words

Library News

Who was Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur de Rochambeau?

Guess who has returned to the classroom?
I did!!! And I did not go empty-handed!!
Under my arm I brought my old friend, Rochambeau!

He’s dressed up and I’m dressed down ~ 164 more words