The Drillmaster Of Valley Forge The Baron De Steuben And The Making
By Lockhart, Paul Douglas ( Author ) [ The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army By Feb-2010 Paperback
The image of the Baron de Steuben training Washington's ragged, demoralized troops in the snow at Valley Forge is part of the iconography of our Revolutionary heritage, but most history fans know little more about this fascinating figure.In the first book on Steuben since 1937, Paul Lockhart, an expert on European military history, finally explains the significance of Steuben's military experience in Europe.
The Drillmaster of Valley Forge Lockhart writes the dramatic story of a forgotten founding father--Baron de Steuben--who whipped the Continental Army into shape to make victory against the British possible. 8-page b&w photo insert and maps.
The book is brand new and will be dispatched from UK.