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War of American Independence   /wɔr əv əmˈɛrəkən ˌɪndɪpˈɛndəns/   Listen
War of American Independence

The revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783.  Synonyms: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence.

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... this assumption a negation of theory; it is a negation both of practical experience and of the expressed opinion of our greatest masters. We ourselves have used the defensive at sea with success, as under William the Third and in the War of American Independence, while in our long wars with France she habitually used it in such a way that sometimes for years, though we had a substantial preponderance, we could not get command, and for years were unable to carry out our war plan without ...
— Some Principles of Maritime Strategy • Julian Stafford Corbett

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