Battleship Indiana and her part in the Spanish-American War by Ch. William G. Cassard USN

By Ch. William G. Cassard USN

В книге представлена история линкора Индиана - участника вооруженного конфликта между Испанией и США в 1898 г.

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U. Navy, Commanding U. S. Flagship New S. S. York, First Rate GUANTANAMO BAY, July To His Excellency Indiana. 24, 1 898. Governor of Indiana. Sir: I have the honor and pleasure to forward herewith an account of the action of the 3d of July, in which the Indiana took so honorable a part. She upheld then, as she has always done in every respect, the good name of her namesake. Yours the very truly, W. Rear-Admiral U. T. , Commander-in-Chief U. Naval Force, North Atlantic Squadron. S. S.

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