The cross of the Delaware

The cross of the Delaware
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  • Escape from the British
  • We don't have any boats how will we get across the river and be safe from the British?
  • Stealing the boats
  • We're taking the boats! if you try to stop us you will regret it!
  • You can't take my boats! I'll lose my job!
  • The plan for Delaware
  • We shall attack on the morning of the 25th while they are still asleep.
  • Yes sir, I will make sure we can get across.
  • Washington realizes that unless they get across the river they will be closed in on the British and will have to surrender.How will they get across and up the river?
  • The guard house.
  • They have traveled up river by walking.They now threaten a British man with his life on the line in order to steal the boats they need, in order to safely escape from the enemy.
  • The surprise attack on the Hessians.
  • Now that we are across we need a plan.There ammunition levels are low and they have less than 2,000 soldiers who can fight. The Hessians are now the problem.Highly trained and skilled German soldiers.
  • The roundup of prisoners and the capture of prizes
  • My men are good loyal men you can take there weapons and uniforms but leave them with there money and dignity.
  • Do you think you and one of your men can take care of the guard house?
  • Washington asks two of his men to "take care of" the guards.They ask civilians for information and they are told that there are maybe 4-6 soldiers inside but are probably still asleep.They go in and use swords to slit throats,decapitate heads and severely injure to the point of no return.
  • Yes sir!
  • They run into the town with bayonets raised and there voices loud. They storm into houses and murder countless soldiers.Hessians start to walk out in surprise.They continue to kill while Washington looks over surveying the gruesome scene.
  • On 3 we attack!
  • General Washington goes to visit the Hessian general to talk to him about how they are going to handle the soldiers they have taken hostage and wether or not they are going to take all of there weapons/money.
  • Fine, I will be noble and just and do the right thing.
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