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Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759.

Donaldson, Gordon

Battle for a continent, Quebec 1759.

by Donaldson, Gordon

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Published by Doubleday Canada, Doubleday in Toronto, Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Québec Campaign, 1759.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [243]-[244]

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE199 .D66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241, [6] p.
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5432492M
    ISBN 100385058195
    LC Control Number73079633

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James Wolfe (2 January – 13 September ) was a British Army officer known for his training reforms and remembered chiefly for his victory in over the French at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in Quebec as a major son of a distinguished general, Edward Wolfe, he received his first commission at a young age and saw extensive service in Europe where he fought during.

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