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How the Battleship Maine Was Destroyed

By Rickover, H. G

Washington, DC: Naval History Division, Department of the Navy, 1976. Book has 173 paqes with illustrations. Clean and tight! The sinking of the U.S.S. Maine in Havana Harbor, Cuba, early in 1898, was one of themore notable events in American history. It was of special significance because of its relationship to the ensuing Spanish-American War, the acquisition by the United States of overseas territory, and the emergence of the nation as a world power. Clean. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.50

The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898
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The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898

By Coffman, Edward M

Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Oxford Univ Pr, 1988. 514pp/maps/illus. Study of the 19th Century peacetime army. The only comprehensive study of the people who made up the garrison army in the peacetime intervals between the War for Independence and the Spanish-American War. Light rubbing to dj. Clean and tight.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good++. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898
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The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898

By Coffman, Edward M

Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Oxford Univ Pr, 1988. 514pp/maps/illus. Study of the 19th Century peacetime army. The only comprehensive study of the people who made up the garrison army in the peacetime intervals between the War for Independence and the Spanish-American War. Clean and tight.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$79.50

Educating the U.S. Army: Arthur L. Wagner and Reform, 1875-1905
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Educating the U.S. Army: Arthur L. Wagner and Reform, 1875-1905

By Brereton, T. R

Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.: Univ of Nebraska Pr, 2000. 177pp/illus. Author, educator, and reformer, Arthur L. Wagner was instrumental in pushing the U.S. Army into the twentieth century. From a lackluster beginning at West Point, Wagner went on to become one of the most influential officers of his day; and through his prolific writing, he was nearly a household name to his colleagues. Clean. 1st Edition. Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.50

Pictorial History of Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom. A thrilling account of the land and naval operations of American soldiers and sailors in our war with Spain, and the heroic struggles of Cuban patriots against Spanish Tyranny

By White, Trumball

Freedom Publishing Co, 1898. 560pp/illus/maps. Illustrated history of the Spanish-American War. Cover stained/worn. Text tight and clean.. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$49.50

Cuba's Fight for Freedom. War with Spain

By Beck, Henry Houghton

Philadelphia, PA: Globe Bible Publishing Company, 1898. 569pp/illus. Two books in one volume. "A comprehensive, accurate and thrilling history of the Spanish Kingdom and its latest and fairest Colony; the long Struggle of Cuba for Freedom and Independence; the Intervention of the United States and the Fierce War with Spain that followed. A record of oppression and patriotism, of cruelty and of valor, and above all of the triumph of the Stars and Stripes. Clean. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$94.50

The Rough Riders

By Roosevelt, Theodore; Bak, Richard

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. 351p, illus, app's, National edition. Volume XI of the Works. After the declaration of war against Spain, young Theodore Roosevelt seized the opportunity to raise a cavalry regiment. They brought together a colorful group composed mostly of cowboys and college athletes. Thus the Rough Riders were born, destined to become national heroes.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.50