By: Rattermann, H. A.; Tolzmann, Don Heinrich
Clearfield Co: 1999
Seller ID: 54023
Condition: Fine with no dust jacket
Green booklet looks new. Very clean contents. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.While it is widely known that German soldiers from Hesse (Hessians) fought on the British side of the American Revolution, it is less well known that among our French allied forces were a number of German units. For example, more than half of the 300 men recruited in France by Lafayette in 1779 hailed from Alsace-Lorraine and southwestern Germany. According to one authority, it is possible that the German enrollment in the French cause may have equaled the figure of 30,000 ascribed to Germans among t... View More...