Baron von Steuben (portrait by Ralph Earl), is credited with being one of the fathers of the Continental Army in teaching them the essentials of military drills, tactics, and disciplines (Valley Forge in the Winter 1778).

Baron von Steuben (portrait by Ralph Earl), is credited with being one of the fathers of the Continental Army in teaching them the essentials of military drills, tactics, and disciplines (Valley Forge in the Winter

Ferdinand von Steuben (born Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben; September 17, 1730 – November 28, 1794), also referred to as the Baron von Steuben,[1] was a Prussian-born military officer who served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand von Steuben, also referred to as the Baron von Steuben, was a Prussian-born military officer who served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War

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Baron Steuben drilling troops at Valley Forge by E A Abbey - Valley Forge - Wikipedia

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Steuben House - Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Steuben House - Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Baron von Steuben was a Prussian officer who was recruited by Franklin to join the Continental army in 1777. He spent the winter at Valley Forge training Washington’s army and led them at the battle of Monmouth. The training in bayonet usage proved pivotal in the Stony Point battle. His work was indispensible to Washington’s effort, earning Von Steuben the position of Inspector General.

Full length portrait of Baron Von Steuben aka. Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben from US Patriots and Founders

Friedrich von Steuben: In order to shape up the Continental Army, Franklin sent this guy to the US. Franklin lied about his rank so Congress would let him have control. Von Steuben rocked it--even though he didn't speak English. We have him partially to thank for winning the Revolution!

Baron Von Stueben was a Prussian Military officer. He volunteered to train 100 soldiers of the Continental Army on necessary fighting tactics. He became Washington's chief of staff near the end of the war.

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Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - American Revolutionary War General. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, he arrived in America in 1778, to aid the nation in its fight for independence. A former Prussian Army officer, he offered his services to General George Washington and was appointed by Congress Inspector General of the Army, to train the unorganized soldiers.

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - American Revolutionary War General. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, he arrived in America in 1778, to aid the nation in its fight for independence. A former Prussian Army officer, he offered his services to General George Washington and was appointed by Congress Inspector General of the Army, to train the unorganized soldiers.

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Prussian officer drilling our troops at Valley Forge. I didn't realize what a tremendous help he was, and the impact he had on training our troops to be an effective fighting force.  An example of what a difference one person can make!

Valley Forge - Revolutionary War: my Great Great Great Great Grandfather Kimmel trained here.

Leadership Lessons from the American War of Independence. [Originally published in Silicon Valley North] Mel Gibson’s movie, The Patriot, featured one of the unsung heroes of the American revolutionary war, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. The Baron, a Prussian military leader, was recruited by George Washington to be the drillmaster of the continental army. Facing a well-trained army of British conscripts and Hessian mercenaries, …

Leadership Lessons from the American War of Independence. [Originally published in Silicon Valley North] Mel Gibson’s movie, The Patriot, featured one of the unsung heroes of the American revolutionary war, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. The Baron, a Prussian military leader, was recruited by George Washington to be the drillmaster of the continental army. Facing a well-trained army of British conscripts and Hessian mercenaries, …

Meet the gay man who actually won America her independence, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730-94)

Meet the gay man who actually won America her independence, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

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