By A. B. Feuer
By piecing jointly diaries, letters, scrapbooks, and infrequent privately published memoirs, the writer has created a narrative which tells how America's ragtag navy—composed in general of switched over yachts, steamers and tugboats—was in a position to struggle and win opposed to the extra robust Spanish gunboats. The naval battles fought in locations like Santiago, Cardenas, Cienfuegos, Manzanillo, Port Nipe, Guantanamo, San Juan, Guanica, and Ponce come alive during this ebook. The tales of the courageous little ships that fought those battles—with names just like the Gloucester and the Yosemite—at occasions opposed to overwhelming odds, demonstrates the wonderful education of the boys who manned their weapons less than management of bold officials. This ebook fills in lots of of the lacking items within the historical past of the Spanish-American War.
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