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The Life of Frederick William Von Steuben

Friedrich Kapp

The Life of Frederick William Von Steuben by Friedrich Kapp is a comprehensive biography that delves into the fascinating life of one of the most influential military leaders in American history. Von Steuben was a Prussian-born general who played a pivotal role in the American Revolution, serving as a key advisor to General George Washington and helping to train and prepare the Continental Army for battle.Kapp's book provides a detailed account of Von Steuben's early life in Europe, including his military training and experience serving in various European armies. The book also explores Von Steuben's journey to America and his initial struggles to gain acceptance in the Continental Army.As the book progresses, Kapp describes Von Steuben's efforts to train and discipline the American troops, including his development of the famous ""Blue Book"" of military regulations. The book also details Von Steuben's contributions to several key battles of the revolution, including the Battle of Monmouth and the Siege of Yorktown.Throughout the book, Kapp provides a vivid portrait of Von Steuben as a complex and multifaceted individual, highlighting his strengths as a military strategist and leader, as well as his flaws and personal struggles. The Life of Frederick William Von Steuben is a compelling and informative read that sheds new light on this important figure in American history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 720
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.25in - 7.50in - 1.44in - 2.68lb
  • EAN: 9781428602007
  • Categories: Literary FiguresHistoricalMilitary