Hessians /ˈhɛʃənz/ were the 18th-century German auxiliaries con... - dofaq.co
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Hessians /ˈhɛʃənz/ were the 18th-century German auxiliaries con...

wikipedia - 21 Nov 2017
Hessians /ˈhɛʃənz/ were the 18th-century German auxiliaries contracted for military service by the British government. They took their name from the German state of Hesse-Kassel. The British hired Hessian troops for combat duty in several eighteenth century conflicts, but they are most widely associated with combat operations in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783).
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Windsor Locks Claims First Christmas Tree

Hartford Courant - 19 Dec 2018
Decorated Christmas trees may have started as a German tradition, but thanks to a little known German soldier by the name of Hendrick Roddemore, the ...
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Where did all the Hessians go?

St. George Daily Spectrum - 15 Nov 2015
Britain's infantry was composed of professional soldiers – known as Hessians, from several of Germany's states, including Hess.
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Here are 5 true Evansville ghost stories

Evansville Courier & Press - 30 Oct 2018
You may not believe in ghosts. A lot of us at the Courier & Press never did, either — until we had experiences of our own. In honor of Halloween, here are five ...
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In Sleepy Hollow, Life Imitates Legend

Atlas Obscura - 30 Oct 2018
In 1820, Washington Irving invented a town. In his short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Irving described the title village as a peaceful hamlet near the ...

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