First Salute: A View of the American Revolution

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First Salute: A View of the American Revolution

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Written By: Barbara W. Tuchman       
Narrated By: Davina Porter
Date: 06 December 2004
Duration: 13:44:00

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History North American

| Summary

The prize-winning historian's fresh look at the people and events that decided America's struggle for independence. Its suspenseful climax is the 500-mile march undertaken by General Washington to surround Cornwallis at Yorktown.

| Author

Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (; January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (1962), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971), a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.

Tuchman focused on writing popular history.

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