French under Rochambeau arrive at Newport (38 words)

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On the 11th of July, 1780, General Comte de Rochambeau sailed into Newport, Rhode Island with approximately 5,000 French Troops. He was the commander-in-chief of the French Expeditionary Force, which took part in many combined operations alongside the Continental Army.

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