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Braddock,

borough (1990 pop. 4,682), Allegheny co., W Pa., an industrial suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River; settled 1742, inc. 1867. Once a steel-manufacturing center, the population has decreased with the decline of the industry. In 1755, Gen. Edward BraddockBraddock, Edward,
1695–1755, British general in the French and Indian War (see under French and Indian Wars). Although he had seen little active campaigning before 1754, Braddock was reputed to have a good knowledge of European military tactics and was noted as a stern
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 was defeated there by French and Native American forces.
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But after Washington's surrender at Fort Necessity, the task of driving the French from the Ohio River Valley fell on Major General Edward Braddock.
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Braddock became a national hero in America during the Thirties when he defeated Max Baer to become heavyweight champion of the world.
Such an incident occurred in 30s America, when middle-aged ex-prize fighter James J Braddock went back into the ring to keep a roof over his family's heads, despite having fractured his hand a few months earlier.