Thursday, February 15, 2018

They fought purely for money

During the time he had been held prisoner [by the British] side, Lord Stirling had heard Hessian officers remark that they had never considered it their duty to inquire which of the two sides in the American controversy was right.

(from 1776, by David McCullough)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That's an interesting thought! They basically were guns for hire? One automatically thinks since we had to convince other countries to support our causes that the opposition did too.