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Raúl Eduardo Chao.
THE SECRET AND CONFIDENTIAL MESSAGES FROM THE US STATE DEPARTMENT IN WASHINGTON AND THE US CONSULATE GENERAL IN HAVANA THAT WERECRUCIAL IN THE US DECISION TO INTERVENE IN THE CUBAN INDEPENDENCE WAR OF 1895.
Raúl E. Chao received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University and after some time in industry spent 18 years as Full Professor and Director of the Departments of Engineering at the Universities of Puerto Rico and Detroit. Chao has written more than 15 books on the History of Cuba.
This book presents a series of what were confidential and classified documents and information gathered by the American Consulate in Havana during the days of the 1895 Cuban War of Independence. No one was better informed about this conflict than Fitzhugh Lee, an old Confederate cavalry General who had seen his first actions at the Battle of Bull Run in 1861. For a good many years he was the eyes, the intellect and ears of the United States as Our Consul in Havana. Hundred of historical photos.
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