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John Burgoyne: Gentleman General

How We Became America: The Untold Story

When General John Burgoyne took command of the British Army in Canada in 1777, he was confident of success. He had the command experience and the plan to end the war. So how did his campaign unravel so spectacularly? (Runtime 3:01)

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