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  • Date: 13 September 1759
  • Location: Plains of Abraham, Quebec (in modern-day Canada)
  • Campaign: Seven Years War (1756-63)
  • Combatants: Britain against France
  • Protagonists: General James Wolfe; General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm
  • Outcome: British victory

4 comments

Chris Law
16 September 2013, 11.42am

Lest we forget distant as

Lest we forget distant as much as recent history!

Rupert Law
20 April 2013, 2.47pm

I believe the battle of

I believe the battle of Quebec 1759 should get more recognition as one of Britain's greatest battles if not the worlds simply for its untold future significance. We kicked the French, there culture and future migrants out of North America. Imagine today a 350 million french speaking superpower stretching from the Mexican border to the North pole.No American independence and consequent bankrupt France and revolution followed by the Napoleonic wars. Swap unhappy Quebec province today for 13 small grumpy old English speaking colonies sitting awkward in a French cultural universe.

Today France isolated and Britain smug in a British dominated Europe. Maybe we should have lost!!!

Waggoner
5 March 2013, 12.03am

North America was no longer a

North America was no longer a French territory!

Dmcsporran
14 February 2013, 8.40pm

Quebec was a genuine

Quebec was a genuine strategic victory, it opened up North America to the British and had a lob resonance rarely achieved by a unique land battle.

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