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The Big Pond US-German Listening Series #20: Hessian Barracks in Maryland

In cooperation with American and German radio producers and broadcasters the Goethe-Institut USA produces roughly 50 radio features for a program titled The Big Pond. A US-German Listening Series. Features are being broadcasted nation-wide on a weekly basis. All are available for free download in podcast format.
In this episode: It is estimated that 30,000 Hessian soldiers fought for the British during the American Revolutionary War. Where did they come from and what happened to the survivors after losing to the US Army? For The Big Pond, Rob Sachs visits the Hessian Barracks in Frederick, Maryland to find out more.

Photo © Rob Sachs

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Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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