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The Western Front

Type: Document

In the West, the British objective for 1759 was Fort Niagara. Arriving in July, a strong Anglo-American army established siege lines in the European manner. Despite heavy casualties from a vigorous defence, the besiegers persisted and the fort fell on July 24, 1759.

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Map of the conquest of Canada 1758-1760

Type: Image

This map shows the paths of the British and American advances against New France between 1758 and 1760. (Library of the Canadian Department of National Defence)

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