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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2020 9:14 p.m. PST

"Between 1895 and 1898 Cuba and the Philippine Islands revolted against Spain. The Cubans gained independence, but the Filipinos did not. In both instances the intervention of the United States was the culminating event.

In 1895 the Cuban patriot and revolutionary, José Martí, resumed the Cuban struggle for freedom that had failed during the Ten Years' War (1868-1878). Cuban juntas provided leadership and funds for the military operations conducted in Cuba. Spain possessed superior numbers of troops, forcing the Cuban generals Máximo Gómez and Antonio Maceo, to wage guerrilla warfare in the hope of exhausting the enemy. Operations began in southeastern Cuba but soon spread westward. The Spanish Conservative Party, led by Antonio Cánovas y Castillo, vowed to suppress the insurrectos, but failed to do so…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2020 9:16 p.m. PST

Of possible interest?



Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2020 9:21 p.m. PST

Two in one!… (smile)


138SquadronRAF Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2020 8:46 a.m. PST

Always interested in posts on the Spanish American War at Sea. Thank you!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jul 2020 12:22 p.m. PST

Happy for that my dear cousin!. (smile)


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