San Juan under siege

Hernandez, Miguel J.
April 1998
Military History;Apr98, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p46
Discusses the first American attack on Puerto Rico, on May 12, 1898, during the Spanish-American War, which amounted to a desultory sideshow to operations in Cuba. Puerto Rico as colony of Spain; Number of invasions of Puerto Rico by foreign nations and pirates; Number of San Juan's defenders; Details of Rear Admiral William T. Sampson's attack on San Juan on May 12, 1898.


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