Hessian mercenaries recruited for American war

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German soldiers 'Hessian mercenaries' were conscripted to fight as part of the British army in the American wars.

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Editors. "Hessian mercenaries recruited for American war". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13011, accessed 18 April 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. American War of Independence