Dedicated to

Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben,

1730 - 1794, born in Magdeburg, Prussia.

This former Prussian infantry captain

went to America in 1777 an within a year

was a general in the young American army.

Given the job of training soldiers,

he turned civilians in uniform into the

disciplined well trained army that gained

America‘s freedom. America owes much to

this man and his heritage.

October 1983

Major General

James G. Boatner

U.S. Commandant

Governing Mayor

Richard von Weizsäcker