Comte de Rochambeau


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Noun1.Comte de Rochambeau - French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)Comte de Rochambeau - French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
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This is where, in October 1781, the British army commanded by Lord Cornwallis surrendered to the Americans under General George Washington and the French under the Comte de Rochambeau.
Our cover image combines details of a model of the eighty-gun French ship of the line Due de Bourgogne, the flagship of the squadron that brought the comte de Rochambeau and his French troops in 1780 to fight for American independence.
Jean Baptiste, Comte de Rochambeau (or the Count of Roshambo), introduced Rock-Paper-Scissors to Americans and it's been around ever since.