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KIDNAPPING THE ENEMY, The Special Operations to Capture Generals Charles Lee & Richard Prescott
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by Christian M. McBurney. Hardbound, 320 pages, 6" x 9". After the successful capture of Major General Charles Lee, second in command of the Continental Army, in December, 1776, the Americans retaliated with theor own special operation. On July 10, 1777, the carried off the kidnapping of General Richard Prescott, his aide-de-camp and a sentry. The author relates the full story of each of these remarkable raids, the subsequent exchange of the two generals, and the impact of these kidnappings on the Revolutionary War. Includes 20 black & white illustrations along with maps of the areas involved.