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Von Steuben’s Continentals: The First American Army DVD
In 1778, Baron Von Steuben was commissioned Inspector General of the Continental Army. He came to America in search of a new start, and set to work initiating a system in which American volunteers could transform into a European fighting machine. This documentary brings to life the drill and culture of the Continental soldier as created by Von Steuben during the last months at Valley Forge. Approximate running time: 60 minutes.