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The Global Conflict

Rochambeau in Lafayette Park, Washington DC

While many historians focus on the American events of its War of Independence, the French, Spanish, Dutch, Mysoreans, Native American and British fought battles on all continents other than Antarctica. In many ways, the British won in all the theaters except in North America.

Caribbean Theater

Primay Sources

 

Secondary Sources

O’Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson. An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean. Early American Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000.

Siege of Gibraltar

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Destruction of the Spanish Batteries, 1783 by Thomas Whitcombe in the  Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, United States

 

Primay Sources

 

Secondary Sources

Adkins, Roy and Leslie. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History. S.l.: Viking, 2018.

Chartrand, René. Gibraltar, 1779-83: The Great Siege. Campaign 172. Oxford ; New York: Osprey, 2006.

Falkner, James. Fire over the Rock: The Great Siege of Gibralter, 1779-1783.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England: Pen & Sword Military, 2009.
McGuffie, T.H. The Siege of Gibraltar – 1779-1783. Philadelphia: Dufour Editions, 1965.

Russell, Jack. Gibraltar Besieged 1779-1783. London: Heinemann, 1965.

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