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Washington’s deadliest enemy

Kathryn Tone Wiesbaden, Germany   ¬†George Washington,¬†John Trumbull, 1790 As Commander of the Continental Army, General George Washington is famously remembered for the surprise 1776 Christmas attack on the Hessian garrison in Trenton, New Jersey. A bold, relatively spontaneous decision, the attack was a last-ditch effort to salvage some sort of victory after some punishing […]