Someone had always wrestled a bear to the ground to save the family or fought in the revolutionary wars—all of that.
It shifts in time from the French revolutionary wars to the massacre of Mexican students in 1968.
The Martello tower was introduced in consequence of an incident of the French revolutionary wars.
So it was in the thirty years' war; so in the American Revolution; so in the first French revolutionary wars.
As admiral he flew his flag for a short time in 1790, but was not employed in the French revolutionary wars.
There were no military cruelties perpetrated in the revolutionary wars that I remember.
He entered the army and rose rapidly during the revolutionary wars, becoming captain in 1793.
He did good service in the campaigns of the revolutionary wars and in 1799 attained the rank of general of brigade.
If the devastation attending the revolutionary wars of Saint Domingo was great, it was repaired with singular rapidity.
He was a rough, dogged, somewhat brutal type of soldier, who had attained to eminence during the revolutionary wars.
The war for American independence from Britain. The fighting began with the Battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775, and lasted through the Battle of Yorktown in 1781. General George Washington commanded the American forces, assisted by Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold, Horatio Gates, John Paul Jones, and others. The leaders of the British included Charles Cornwallis, John Burgoyne, Thomas Gage, and William Howe, among others. The American cause was greatly aided by French ships and troops and by the presence of the French nobleman and soldier the Marquis de Lafayette. The Treaty of Paris in 1783 officially ended the war. (See Battle of Bunker Hill and Battle of Saratoga.)