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The sinking of the USS Maine, February 15, 1898; the incident that triggered the Spanish-American War.

Author: John Evangelist Walsh
Publisher: New York, F. Watts [1969]
Series: Focus books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Describes the circumstances of the mysterious explosion that sent the battleship Maine to the bottom of a Cuban harbor in 1898. Examines the ensuing events provoked by this tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Evangelist Walsh
OCLC Number: 5073
Description: 62 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: In Havana Harbor, 1898 --
Why the Maine was in Cuba --
A Night of Tragedy and Horror --
How Could it have Happened? --
The Investigation Begins --
What the Divers Found --
The Coming of War --
The Findings of the Naval Court --
The American Reaction: "To Hell with Spain-Remember the Maine" --
McKinley's Ultimatum --
Raising the Maine --
The Second Court's Findings --
The Burial of the Maine
Series Title: Focus books.

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Describes the circumstances of the mysterious explosion that sent the battleship Maine to the bottom of a Cuban harbor in 1898. Examines the ensuing events provoked by this tragedy.

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