Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur


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Noun1.Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur - French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur - French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
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While the British held meetings, the armies of George Washington and Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, moved aggressively toward the goal of pinning down Cornwallis on a peninsula with his back to the sea so that the French Navy might have the opportunity to seal off Cornwallis's only avenue of escape.

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