Author: William V. Wenger

William "Bill" V. Wenger is a retired commercial real estate executive and U.S. Army Infantry Airborne Ranger Colonel. He voluntarily served four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan after initial military retirement. He has earned five Master’s Degrees and has taught National Strategic Planning, the Operational Level of Warfare, business, and U.S. History. He is the author of The Key to American Independence: Quantifying Foreign Assistance to the American Revolution.

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Key to Victory: Foreign Assistance to America’s Revolutionary War

Historians have long appreciated that the colonies could not have won the American Revolutionary War against the most powerful nation in the world without significant foreign aid. What is not coherently presented in the historical record or documented in any meaningful depth is the quantification of that aide by France and her allies, primarily Spain. […]

by William V. Wenger