Richard M. Ketchum





Richard M. Ketchum

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Saratoga: Turning Point of ...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Decisive Day: The Battle fo...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1963 — 6 editions
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The Winter Soldiers: The Ba...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
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Victory at Yorktown: The Ca...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Divided Loyalties: How the ...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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The Borrowed Years: 1938-19...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Will Rogers:  The Man and H...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1973 — 4 editions
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The Secret Life of the Forest
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1970
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The American Heritage Book ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1957 — 2 editions
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Great Biographies
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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“Our people are not calculated to be confined in garrisons or kept in any particular service; they soon grow troublesome and uneasy by reflecting on their folly in bringing themselves into a state of subjection when they might have continued free and independent'. This was a society unlike any in the world, in which people placed great value on their status as independent individuals, beholden to no man. They were suspicious of standing armies and impatient of discipline, and while they realized the need to resist the enemy, they preferred to do so on their own terms at a time and place of their own choosing. It did not make for the kind of army on which generals could pin great hopes.”
Richard M. Ketchum, Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War



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