A drummer beats a request for parley at the Battle of Yorktown

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Day of Defeat: The World Turned Upside Down. A drummer beats a request for parley so that the British army can surrender at the Battle of Yorktown during the American War of Independence in 1781. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 651 (6 July 1974). The inset illustration of George Washington was not used in the printed version.

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