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The Relations of the United States and Spain (Volume 1); The Spanish-American War (Paperback) Loot Price: R301
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The Relations of the United States and Spain (Volume 1); The Spanish-American War (Paperback): French Ensor Chadwick
The Relations of the United States and Spain (Volume 1); The Spanish-American War (Paperback): French Ensor Chadwick

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The Relations of the United States and Spain (Volume 1); The Spanish-American War (Paperback)

French Ensor Chadwick

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1911. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... which divides Manila. Sixteen merchantmen were counted; no steamers, no cruisers, lay off the city. Not many minutes later the Spanish line was made out stretching to the eastward off Sangley Point six miles away], in front of the white buildings of the arsenal." 1 The Olympia turned to the right, followed "at distance" (four hundred yards between each ship) by the Baltimore, Raleigh, Petrel, Concord, and Boston in the order named. The column stood to the southward, parallel to the shore, the 1 It is six and a half nautical miles from the mouth of the river Pasig, which runs through the middle of Manila, to Sangley Point. Olympia having the Spanish squadron well on the starboard bow. Fire had been opened by the guns of the Manila batteries, which was returned by the Concord, but the range of the Spanish guns, which continued their aimless cannonade through the coming action, was not sufficient to do harm. The squadron continued south. "No attempt," says Calkins, "was made to count the enemy's force, or to identify individual vessels. Our own line was miscounted, and the Helena was added to the list in the report of the Spanish admiral. There was no occasion for close comparisons; general information served to convince us that our six cruisers couhi defeat all fhf sfiMfila that DEGREESppi" ha, d in the Pbilippines, especially if they chose to lie massed and motionless within easy range of open waters deep enough -for-safe navigation. There were seven of them in line, as it turned out; two of them, the Castilla and Don Antonio de Ulloa, were moored with springs on their cables. The others steamed about in an aimless fashion, often masking their comrades' fire, occasionally dodging back to the shelter of the arsenal, and now and then making isolated and ineffectual rushe...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: French Ensor Chadwick
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 146
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-30298-5
Barcode: 9781150302985
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-30298-4

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