TITLE

Tactical Defeat -- Strategic Victory

AUTHOR(S)
Cutler, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2010, Vol. 136 Issue 9, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the battle of Valcour Island, New York fought between the U.S. and Great Britain. It states that the Americans put together a fleet at the Lake Champlain and while waiting for the British they slept on open decks during snow fall. It mentions that the Americans thought that due to the weather they could camouflage which they managed to do but superior British force eventually overpowered them and the Americans were defeated.
ACCESSION #
53882987

 

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