A Dialogue in Hades

A Dialogue in Hades

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"[...]another part of it, unless the point of the enemy's principal attack is manifestly known. It is certainly the same with regard to landings, where all the extent of the sea coast may be threatened at the same time, although it is a common opinion that a coast may be defended, and that an enemy may be repulsed in his attempt to make a descent by open force. I know not a better method to oppose a descent than to have bodies of troops in battle, ready to rush upon the enemy, with their bayonets upon their muskets, attacking the moment the enemy land, whilst they are yet few and in confusion from the disorder which must necessarily happen at their coming out of their boats, and before they can present a considerable front in battle. My project of defence was to encamp on rising ground at Quebec, called by the French, Les Hauteurs d'Abraham, and make Quebec serve as the centre and[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.54mm | 113.4g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150754250X
  • 9781507542507