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There is a German-American link to US independence…The crucial victory at Yorktown

It was the battle at Yorktown in 1781 that was Washington’s last roll of the dice to determine America’s future. Victory at Yorktown would be the battle that could finally assure America’s independence or doom the revolution to failure. But without French support, Washington openly stated that the war would have been lost. Not so… Continue reading There is a German-American link to US independence…The crucial victory at Yorktown