New PDF release: America at War: The Philippines, 1898-1913

By A. B. Feuer

ISBN-10: 0275968219

ISBN-13: 9780275968212

Using formerly unpublished diaries, letters, and photographs―plus the writings of battle correspondent John T. McCutcheon―Feuer bargains a brilliant account of America's warfare within the Philippine Islands through the early a part of the twentieth century. This tale highlights the stories of the yankee squaddies, sailors, and marines who participated within the significant battles. not just did they struggle a made up our minds enemy, additionally they battled the elements, the jungle, and the illnesses that threatened to take their lives. Their writings, together with a piece of poems and songs of the period, display the suggestions and anxieties of the yankee battling guy, serving his nation approximately 8,000 miles from home.

In 1895 Emilio Aguinaldo turned the chief of Katipunan, a innovative society that sought entire independence from Spain. A yr later, his ragtag band of squaddies defeated a Spanish regiment, a victory that incited the Filipino humans to get up opposed to their oppressors. whereas the Spanish finally paid Aguinaldo to go into voluntary exile, in 1898, after the sinking of the ^IMaine^R, the us may promise independence for the islands in trade for Aguinaldo's go back to steer an rebellion opposed to Spain. The U.S. country division may later repudiate this promise, a stream that might embroil usa troops in a bloody fight to subdue the islands. this is often their story.

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