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Nathaniel Philbrick on the role of water in the Revolutionary War

1,218 views October 12, 2018
Bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick discusses his exciting new book, In The Hurricane's Eye. In this video, Philbrick talks about the relationship George Washington had with the water, one that few know about. With his knowledge of the surrounding rivers and ocean, Washington was able to work with the French and their Navy to defeat the British on the ocean, allowing for the victory at Yorktown. Learn more: www.mountvernon.org/hurricaneseye
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