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This Day In History, October 19th, 2021 - "The World Turned Upside Down"

October 20, 2021
CAST11 - Be curious.
This Day In History, October 19th, 2021 - "The World Turned Upside Down"
Show Notes

It was just 240 years ago today, October 19, 1781, when General Cornwallis, Commanding General of all British forces in the South, surrendered to American and French forces at the battle of Yorktown. For years now, the war had waxed and waned, with victories on both sides. However, thanks to an aggressive guerilla warfare campaign in the South by American Militia, and by swift thinking from Washington to march his Army from New York to Yorktown, Virginia, the British were trapped, even the French were in on it. Cornwallis, his men trapped on land and blockaded from the sea, with...

 

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