Strange and Obscure Stories of the Revolutionary War
The Revolutionary War has typically been taught in schools as Paul Revere, Bunker Hill, Washington crossing the Delaware, Valley Forge, Yorktown, boom, we win. Obviously, the truth is a lot more complex, a lot more interesting and a lot more funny. "Strange and Obscure Stories of the Revolutionary War" unearths and examines the more poorly understood aspects of the war—who knew Paul Revere was eventually court-martialed, that Benedict Arnold got a bad rap or that the U.S. suffered a loss at sea that wouldn't be equalled until World War II? This isn't history like you've known it; this history is strange, obscure and always fascinating.