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‘Death or Victory’: Wolfe and the Capture of Quebec – Podcast

Monday, March 29th, 2010

‘Death or Victory’: Wolfe and the Capture of Quebec – MP3 Audio — Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

Dan Snow gives a detailed account of the seven year campaign and the Battle of Quebec in 1759. He stresses the important role played by the British Navy in charting the St Lawrence River and organising the amphibious landing.

Click the link above to download the podcast.

Dan Snow – Death or Victory

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Daily Express | Books :: Death Or Victory – The Battle of Quebec and The Birth of Empire: Dan Snow

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

THE year 1759 was the decisive turning-point in the conflict between various European powers that later came to be known as the Seven Years’ War.

It resulted in the British occupation of Canada, formerly New France, and ensured that the cultural identity of the North American continent would be Anglo-Saxon rather then French. While battles would be fought in Europe, Africa and India, it had been the French incursion southwards into the Ohio Valley in 1754 that had already provoked the British to war.

via Daily Express | Books :: Death Or Victory – The Battle of Quebec and The Birth of Empire: Dan Snow.

Death or Victory – Dan Snow

Friday, August 14th, 2009