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By A. B. Feuer

Using formerly unpublished diaries, letters, and photographs―plus the writings of battle correspondent John T. McCutcheon―Feuer deals a vibrant account of America's warfare within the Philippine Islands in the course of the early a part of the 20 th century. This tale highlights the reports of the yank infantrymen, sailors, and marines who participated within the significant battles. not just did they try a made up our minds enemy, additionally they battled the elements, the jungle, and the ailments that threatened to take their lives. Their writings, together with a bit of poems and songs of the period, display the recommendations and anxieties of the yankee combating guy, serving his state approximately 8,000 miles from home.

In 1895 Emilio Aguinaldo turned the chief of Katipunan, a innovative society that sought whole independence from Spain. A yr later, his ragtag band of infantrymen defeated a Spanish regiment, a victory that incited the Filipino humans to get up opposed to their oppressors. whereas the Spanish eventually paid Aguinaldo to go into voluntary exile, in 1898, after the sinking of the ^IMaine^R, the us might promise independence for the islands in trade for Aguinaldo's go back to steer an rebellion opposed to Spain. The U.S. kingdom division could later repudiate this promise, a movement that might embroil usa troops in a bloody fight to subdue the islands. this can be their story.

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