History of War

AMERICAN CONQUESTS

American soldiers come ashore at Daiquiri, Cuba, during the opening phase of the Santiago de Cuba campaign

The lighthouse and Castle of Tres Reyes del Morro were symbols of Spanish pride that dominate Havana harbour

1 AMERICAN LANDINGS AT DAIQUIRI

22 JUNE 1898

Opening the Santiago de Cuba campaign, American forces come ashore from transport ships at

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