American Triumph, French Tragedy: French Connections and the Founding Fathers by Preston Russell
During the 18th century American and French Revolutions, it ws the best of time and the worst of times--especially for France. Thousands of French men and women ended up beheaded during the Reign of Terror, including some who had fought in the American Revolution. This book intimately explores their personal strengths and follies in human terms. Full story of the French in American Revolution and Americans in French Revolution.
Dr. Preston Russell lives in Savannah, Georgia. He has written books on the history of Georgia, the southern Low Country, and the American Revolution. Russell's last book was on the story of Joan of Arc of France, titled Lights of Madness-in Search of Joan of Arc. He has also published many history articles in American and English magazines.