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By Albert A. Nofi

The Spanish American struggle of 1898 is frequently seen as a disjointed sequence of colourful episodes; younger american citizens who might later develop into recognized, scuffling with a Spanish colonial military placing up a token resistance. army commentator and historian Albert A. Nofi offers the warfare as a coherent army narrative, exhibiting the confluence of the yankee command's Civil battle event and up to date advancements in know-how. critical awareness can also be given to the Spanish forces, the military of an empire in decline, yet well-equipped and tactically sophisticated.Detailed insurance is given of either American and Spanish goals, assumptions and process. The author's colourful narrative is supplemented through 50 illustrations, so much of that have now not seemed in print because the period of the war.Specially commissioned maps spotlight the main tactically major land and naval engagements, akin to the Spanish safeguard of El Caney and the Spanish fleet's dramatic yet futile try and get away of Santiago harbor.Military operations are put within the context of a transforming into American state in a much wider international, 35 years after the Civil conflict. The Spanish American War contains a special therapy of the warfare in Puerto Rico. This theater used to be lower than the command of Indian fighter Nelson A. Miles and incorporated the very best tactical maneuvering of the struggle. The Puerto Rican point has now not been coated intimately in glossy works.Albert Nofi has made use of works overlaying the Spanish that experience now not been accepted in English-language works, in addition to American eyewitness debts that experience now not been tested in approximately a century.

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