War Of Attrition Analysis

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Before the war, Britain was known for having one of the strongest army’s, until, the American rebels defeated them. It didn’t start as a call for war, but with a protest on the Stamp Act, boycotts, and assertions on the American rights. It went from arm gathering to arms using. Britain’s army at the time was about 45,000, that was spread around the world. Britain even drafted prisoners and German mercenaries, once they were recruited it was hard to support them by sea. To win the war British needed on ground support from the American people, they got some but not enough to win the war. The Americans played it smart when it came to winning the war. The fought a “war of attrition”. But, without the help of France, the war would have had a different

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