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Centennial of the Spanish-American War - 1898-1998  Popular

Illustrated account of the war and its causes.
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EVENTS -- Spanish-American War  Popular

Spanish-American War Picture Collection: Actions and Activities
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Remember the Maine  Popular

January 25, 1898 -- The U.S.S. Maine enters Havana harbor, about three weeks before it was blown up.
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The Spanish American War Centennial Website  Popular

Covers all aspects of the war, such as battles, people, and the home front. Music, medicine, weapons
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The World of 1898  Popular

provides resources and documents about the Spanish-American War, the period before the war, and some of the fascinating people who fought
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This Day in History
1099: Christian Crusaders march around Jerusalem as Muslims watch from within the city.

1686: The Austrians take Budapest from the Turks and annex Hungary.

1709: Peter the Great defeats Charles XII at Poltava, in the Ukraine, effectively ending the Swedish empire.

1758: The British attack on Fort Carillon at Ticonderoga, New York, is foiled by the French.

1794: French troops capture Brussels, Belgium.

1863: Port Hudson, the Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, falls to Nathaniel Banks Union force.

1864: Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston retreats into Atlanta to prevent being flanked by Union General William T. Sherman.

1941: 20 B-17s fly in their first mission with the Royal Air Force over Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

1943: American B-24 bombers strike Japanese-held Wake Island for the first time.

1959: Maj. Dale R. Ruis and Master Sgt. Chester M. Ovnand become the first Americans killed in the American phase of the Vietnam War when guerrillas strike a Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) compound in Bien Hoa, 20 miles northeast of Saigon.