Encounter: ‘1898, the end of the Spanish Empire’ | Culture

On July 3, 1898, the brief and disastrous battle of Santiago (343 dead, 151 wounded, 1,889 prisoners and 6 ships stranded or sunk on the Spanish side; one dead, two wounded and no American ship sunk) certified the Spanish defeat in the war in Cuba, marked the end of the Spanish Empire and plunged the […]

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