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George Washington and Benedict Arnold

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George Washington and Benedict Arnold : a tale of two patriots

Palmer, Dave Richard, 1934-

Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, Ã2006.

1 online resource (424 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.

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Complete with maps and illustrations, this dual biography examines and compares two would-be patriots. One became the father of our country. The other became America's most notorious traitor. Surprisingly, Washington and Arnold admired each other. Washington saw Arnold as a true fighting soldier whose merits were unjustly neglected by his superiors and the Continental Congress. Arnold respected Washington as a worthy commander in chief. They even shared enemies. Yet, while Washington rose above his enemies, Arnold became embittered by them.

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