TITLE

GERMAN VS. GERMAN AT YORK TOWN

AUTHOR(S)
Zabecki, David T.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Oct/Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the participation of German soldiers in the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia as allies of the U.S. during the American Revolution. Most of those German soldiers served in the French expeditionary corps of Lieutenant General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau. The Franco-American Treaty of Alliance was signed in Paris, France in February 1778 with support from Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. The role Germans played in the victory of the U.S. was appreciated by U.S. General George Washington.
ACCESSION #
44204199

 

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