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Diary of the American War : a Hessian journal

Author: Johann von Ewald
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1979.
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This book presents a translation of the diary written by Hessian mercenary Captain Johann Ewald during his service in the American Revolutionary war. Written with humanity, sensitivity, and humor, Ewald's diary discloses many previously unknown facts. His opinions of the British generals and his discussions of their operations, tactics and mistakes are both revealing and entertaining.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Johann von Ewald; Johann von Ewald; Johann von Ewald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johann von Ewald
ISBN: 0300021534 9780300021530
OCLC Number: 4638574
Description: xxxi, 467 : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Johann Ewald ; translated and edited by Joseph P. Tustin.

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This book presents a translation of the diary written by Hessian mercenary Captain Johann Ewald during his service in the American Revolutionary war. Written with humanity, sensitivity, and humor, Ewald's diary discloses many previously unknown facts. His opinions of the British generals and his discussions of their operations, tactics and mistakes are both revealing and entertaining.

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