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There were 30000 troops the british hired from Germany to help them fight the colonist what were these mercenaries known as swamp fox fighters paul riveres riders hessians or revoluntionaries?

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October 06, 2014 9:38PM

The 30,000 troops that the British hired from Germany to help fight the colonist were known as Hessian mercenaries. They fought in the American Revolutionary War and wore their own German uniforms.