Editor says, what if James Wolfe had survived the Battle of the Plains of Abraham? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Wolfes Manifesto thread.
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Editor says, our primary source is Brumwell, Stephen. "Wolfe's men: two hundred and fifty years ago this month a British Army under General James Wolfe won a momentous battle at Quebec. The outcome has been seen as a fortuitous springboard to Empire, the result of luck more than leadership. But, as Stephen Brumwell argues, a crucial--and neglected--ingredient in Wolfe's dramatic victory was the professionalism of the army he bad helped to create" Please note that substantial amounts of content have been repurposed for this post. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.