"Mackesy’s War for America still stands as the classic account of the British conduct of the American Revolutionary War. Based on extensive research in British archives, it embodies the mature judgments of a masterful military historian."—John W. Shy
(John W. Shy)
"An important book that no serious student of the War of Independence can afford to neglect."—American Historical Review
(American Historical Review
About the Author
Piers Mackesy is a noted historian who lives in Scotland. John W. Shy is a professor of history at the University of Michigan.