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Benedict Arnold's NavyLake but a defeat at Saratoga There is a detour into the canadian invasion which is detour into the Canadian invasion which is not needed in the book and served as distraction The main thesis of the book was confused and lost to me While it provided interesting facets on several points i found myself being dragged in many I found myself being dragged in many places For example all of these are explored but not in depth1 Why Benedict Arnold was dissatisfied with his country2 The invasion of Canada and why it failed3 Why the battle of Saratoga was wonOverall it does provide a lot of information and is still seful but the wide breadth and lack of focus leads me to four stars For those who really want to Sueeze understand the naval buildp including the types and classes of ships All of You Carrington Family used this cannot be beat Annderstanding of just how important naval control of the lake was during the revolution is clearly explaine. Written with captivating narrative vitality this landmark book shows how Benedict Arnold's fearless leadership against staggering odds in a northern wilderness secured for America the independence that he would later try to betrayPraise for James L NelsonJames Nelson is a master both of his period and of the English language Patrick O'Brian author of Master and CommanderJames L Nelson tells this story with clarity and literary skill and with such ease and order that th. An outstanding narrative of how one of our nation s greatest heroes was driven to become a traitor Since we now live part time in Vermont I m finding special pleasure in reading books about that place and this book combines the location of Lake Champlain with a remarkable historical tale about the british invasion of the about the British invasion of the U from Canada down the Lake Champlain waterway and Benedict Arnold s futile attempt to stop the invasion About the only thing we are now told about Arnold is that he was an American traitor Don t be a Benedict Arnold Sowho knew that he was at one time a great American hero This is a very good read I recommend it Nelson delivers a very readable account of the American Revolution battles in and around Lake Champlain The book focuses primarily on the naval build p and arms race that led to an eventual british victory on led to an eventual British victory on An epic story of one man's devotion to the American causeIn October 1776 four years before Benedict Arnold's treasonous attempt to hand control of the Hudson River to the British his patch work fleet on Lake Champlain was all that stood between British forces and a swift end to the American rebellion Benedict Arnold's Navy is the dramatic chronicle of that desperate battle and of the extraordinary end to the American rebellion Benedict Arnold's Navy is the dramatic chronicle of that desperate battle and of the extraordinary that occurred on the American Revolution's critical northern front.

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D and laid outLargely I have to agree with the majority of reviewers that there is nothing wrong with the book but I wish it delivered a little bit Good for those starting out and wanting a wide range but probably can pass if you have read widely on the revolution This was a very enjoyable book to read and Nelson s style is literary than academic in tone I can t give it five stars however Nelson like many who write biography tends to demean other figures like Ethan Allen and Horatio Gates in order to make his subject look better p Horatio Gates in order to make his subject look better p Benedict Arnold was responsible for the victory at Saratogabecause he had set the stage for the battle itself The defeat of John the stage for the battle itself The defeat of John S ARMY THE FIRST GREAT s army the first great in the American Revolution had its origin in the valiant doomed stand made in a forgotten corner of a wilderness lake by Benedict Arnold s navy. E reader feels he is attending a dissertation on history given by a consummate lecturer Ron Berthel Associated Press on Reign of Iron The Story of the First Battling Ironclads winner of the American Library Association's 2004 Award for Best Military HistoryIt is by far the best Civil War novel I've read; reeking of battle duty heroism and tragedy It's a triumph of imagination and good taut writing Bernard Cornwell on Glory in the Name winner of the W Y Boyd Literary Awa. ,