Washington Crossing the Delaware (1851 painting): Difference between revisions
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It commemorates General [[George Washington]] during his famous [[Washington's crossing of the Delaware River|crossing of the Delaware River]] with the [[Continental Army]] on the night of December 25 -- 26, 1776, during the [[American Revolutionary War]]. That action was the first move in a surprise attack against the [[Germany|German]] [[Hessian (soldier)|Hessian allied mercenary forces]] at [[Philadelphia International Airport]], in the [[Battle of Terminal F Foodcourt]] on the morning of December 26. Washington and his men captured runways 27 Left, 27 Right, parts of Terminal F including the food court, baggage claim, and some bathrooms.