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  • The Swamp Fox

  • How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution
  • By: John Oller
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 269
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 265

In the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British southern campaign. Like the Robin Hood of legend, Marion and his men attacked from secret hideaways before melting back into the forest or swamp. Employing insurgent tactics that became commonplace in later centuries, Marion and his brigade inflicted losses on the enemy that were individually small but cumulatively a large drain on British resources and morale.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This was a fascinating story of a true patriot.

  • By B. Neuls on 11-29-16

Terrific history lesson!

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Reviewed: 08-23-17

I really enjoyed this audio book. I moved to the Charleston area 2 years ago and this book made all of the locations and history of this part of South Carolina come alive. I highly recommend this book to everyone who is interested in the founding of this great country!

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