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THE DRILLMASTER OF VALLEY FORGE The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army

by | Read by Norman Dietz

History • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

In the late 1770s, his promising military career aborted, Baron de Steuben uprooted himself from his native Prussia and landed in America, where he schooled its troops to fight in the European manner, thereby influencing the outcome of the Revolutionary War. Norman Dietz's smooth, clear delivery make this biography easy to follow, and his energy never flags. He gives a straight reading, rather than adopting different voices or accents, which suits a text that is long on description and short on dialogue or quotations. This is a fine introduction to a significant player in Revolutionary War history, and Dietz makes it a listening experience even nonmilitary buffs may enjoy. A.E.B. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2009]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400109685 $34.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400159680 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400139682 $69.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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