June 10, 2021
June 10, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Right here he seeks to raise the naval battles between the French and British to a central position within the historical past of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously.”–The New York Occasions Guide Overview
The exciting tale of the 12 months that gained the Progressive Warfare from the New York Occasions bestselling creator of Within the Center of the Sea and Mayflower.
Within the concluding quantity of his acclaimed American Revolution collection, Nathaniel Philbrick tells the exciting tale of the 12 months that gained the Progressive Warfare. Within the fall of 1780, after 5 irritating years of struggle, George Washington had come to comprehend that the one technique to defeat the British Empire was once with the assistance of the French military. However coordinating his military’s actions with the ones of a fleet of warships primarily based hundreds of miles away was once subsequent to inconceivable. After which, on September 5, 1781, the inconceivable came about. Identified nowadays as one of the vital vital naval engagements within the historical past of the arena, the Struggle of the Chesapeake — fought with out a unmarried American send — made the next victory of the American citizens at Yorktown a digital inevitability. A riveting and wide-ranging tale, filled with dramatic, sudden turns, Within the Typhoon’s Eye finds that the destiny of the American Revolution depended, after all, on Washington and the ocean.