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Ethan Allen

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Willard Sterne Randall tells about the life of the largely unexamined Founding Father Ethan Allen. His new biography, Ethan Allen: His Life and Times, chronicles Allen’s upward struggle from precocious adolescent to commander of the largest American paramilitary force on the eve of the Revolution. The book also examines his time as British prisoner-of-war and his role in gaining Vermont statehood.

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Comments [1]

Paul Sugarman from NYC

What about Benedict Arnold?
Ethan Allen would have been sitting a tavern if Benedict Arnold hadn't gotten him to attack Fort Ticonderoga?

Aug. 17 2011 01:20 PM

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