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Spanish-American War


NH 48619: USS Maine (1895-1898)
NH 48619: USS Maine (1895-1898). Passing Morro Castle as she entered Havana Harbor, Cuba, on 25 January 1898. She was destroyed by explosion there some three weeks later, on 15 February. Halftoned original image. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

For an in-depth look at the conflict, please consult the Spanish-American War documentary history. This resource includes historical analysis as well as a broad selection of documents. Additional resources throughout the NHHC site, many of which are outlined below, include glass slides with imagery of the period, text of Navy communications, and an online exhibit of artifacts.

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Published:Thu Feb 25 14:16:31 EST 2016