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Dec 26 2019

Hessians

A reprint from 2007 but as true today as it ever was. From Wikipedia’s entry on the American Revolutionary War Early in 1775, the British Army consisted of about 36,000 men worldwide… Additionally, over the course of the war the British hired about 30,000 soldiers from German princes, these soldiers were called “Hessians” because many …

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