Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence

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CONTENTS
Illustrations and Mapsvii
Prefacexi
Introduction: “My Country, My Honor, My Life”: Bravery and Death in War1
PART ONE: GOING TO WAR, 1775–177613
1.“Fear Is Not an American Art”: The Coming of the War15
2.“A Loss That Is Greater Than We Can Bear”: Going to War34
3.Choices, 177561
PART TWO: THE WAR IN THE NORTH, 1776–177973
4.“Hastening Fast to a Crisis”: June 1775–June 177675
5.Choices, 1776112
6.“Knock Him Up for the Campaign”: The Battle for  New York, 1776120
7.“This Hour of Adversity”: To the End of 1776156
8.Choices, 1777187
9.“The Caprice of War”: America's Pivotal Victory at Saratoga204
10.“We Rallied and Broke”: The Campaign for Philadelphia,  September–December 1777242
11.Choices, 1778259

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