Cast in Deathless Bronze: Andrew Rowan, the Spanish-American by Donald Tunnicliff Rice PDF

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By Donald Tunnicliff Rice

ISBN-10: 1943665427

ISBN-13: 9781943665426

ISBN-10: 1943665435

ISBN-13: 9781943665433

In 1898, whilst struggle with Spain appeared inevitable, Andrew Summers Rowan, an American military lieutenant from West Virginia, was once despatched on a mystery undertaking to Cuba. He was once to satisfy with common Calixto García, a pacesetter of the Cuban rebels, so one can assemble info for a U.S. invasion. Months later, after the battle was once fought and received, a flamboyant entrepreneur named Elbert Hubbard wrote an account of Rowan’s challenge titled “A Message to García.” It bought thousands of copies, and Rowan grew to become the similar of a modern day rock megastar. His reputation ended in hundreds of thousands of journal and newspaper articles, radio exhibits, and video clips. Even at the present time he's held up as an exemplar of bravery and loyalty. the matter is that not anything Hubbard wrote approximately Rowan was once true.


Donald Tunnicliff Rice unearths the proof in the back of the tale of “A Message to García” whereas utilizing Rowan’s biography as a window into the historical past of the Spanish-American conflict, the Philippine warfare, and the Moro uprising. the result's a compellingly written narrative containing many information by no means prior to released in any shape, and in addition an obtainable point of view on American diplomatic and armed forces historical past within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries.


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