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Washington's Surprise Attack on Trenton
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By Christmas, 1777, in desperate need of a victory, Washington defies military convention with a nighttime assault in the dead of winter.
How To Get Into Princeton
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Hand-sketched map from 1777 helped George Washington plan for the Battle of Princeton during the American Revolutionary War.
Washington Escapes Brooklyn
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As British General William Howe anticipates surrender, General Washington fleas across the East River under cover of darkness.
Mutiny in George Washington's Army
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Spoken word poet Staceyann Chin and actor Michael O'Malley read the words of Samuel DeWees, a soldier in Washington's army, as he tells the story of mutiny on the Pennsylvania line in 1781.
George Washington at Valley Forge
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General George Washington led a starving army in frigid conditions to victory at Valley Forge.
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