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  • Won by the Sword

  • A Tale of the 30 Years' War
  • By: G. A. Henty
  • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins

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Won by the Sword

By: G. A. Henty
Narrated by: Jim Hodges
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Summary

Won by the Sword describes the conclusion of the Thirty Years’ War (1640s) recounting the years after the deaths of generals Gustavus Adolphus and Wallenstein when France took the lead in the struggle. The appointment of young Hector Campbell, orphaned son of a Scottish captain, as an aide in the household of the French General Turenne marks the beginning of a series of adventures that includes battles, captures and escapes, a meeting with Mazarin, and high honors and awards for his prowess and bravery in battle.

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