Author John Micklos, Jr. takes readers through two of the wildest and most dangerous winters during the Revolutionary War. From Washington’s famous crossing of the Delaware on the Christmas of 1776 to the harsh winter camp at Valley Forge in 1777, readers will find out how the Continental Army not only survived, but also transformed into a fully trained fighting force against the British.
What would you do if you were George Washington and the British Army had forced you to retreat into Pennsylvania? American colonists desperately needed a victory in their fight for independence. In the middle of a fierce winter storm, Washington daringly crossed the Delaware River to attack the British Army. Author Elaine Landau lets readers step into Washington's place along with his officers, and his enemies during that fateful winter during the Revolutionary War.