American Revolution Podcast

ARP175 Von Steuben at Valley Forge

November 15, 2020

A down on his luck Prussian officer makes his way to America.  There he obtains appointment as the army's Inspector General and trains the soldiers in formal military drill.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army, by Paul Lockhart.

Online Recommendation of the Week: Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States, by Friedrich von Steuben: https://archive.org/details/2575061R.nlm.nih.gov

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