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Hessians
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Two Hessian soldiers of the Leibregiment
Country
  • Hesse-Cassel
  • Hesse-Hanau
Part of Attached to but not incorporated into the British Army
Engagements
Commanders
Notable
commanders
  • Wilhelm von Knyphausen
  • Johann Rall 

The Hessians were German soldiers who were hired to fight for the British Empire.

Some Princes in Germany agreed to give England some men to fight in return for money, and they were made rich by their soldier's services to the crown.

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