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Tango0118 Jul 2019 9:47 p.m. PST

… the Spanish-American War.

"For many people, the conflict known as the Spanish-American War is a little understood episode in U.S. history. It evokes gripping images such as the explosion of the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor on February 15, 1898, or Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders charging up San Juan Hill on July 1, 1898. But few scholars examined the subject at the fiftieth anniversary in 1948, and as the centennial anniversary of the war approaches, there is still a relatively short bibliography. This is unfortunate, since the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) holds hundreds of thousands of pages of records covering U.S. military activities during this period, many untapped by the research community. It is impossible to cite every series in all navy-related record groups relating to the Spanish-American War, but this article will mention the obvious and some not-so-obvious holdings that document United States naval activities during this period…"
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Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Jul 2019 10:49 a.m. PST

Thank you for posting this--it leads to Aladdin's Cave!


Tango0119 Jul 2019 11:38 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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