Quick Fact: Friedrich von Steuben, a Prussian military officer forced to flee…

Friedrich von Steuben, a Prussian military officer forced to flee from persecution over his homosexuality, played a crucial part in training the continental army, including the Battle of Stony Point where US soldiers won using only bayonets. Ref: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Wilhelm_von_Steuben#American_Revolution

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