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10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

The Spanish-American War started after the USS Maine suddenly exploded in Havana Harbor in February 1898, an incident that was later found to be caused by faulty ship design but was blamed, at the time, on a Spanish mine. The resulting war was focused on Cuba, but the growing American military contested Spain across its empire, resulting in combat from the Atlantic to Pacific.


Here are 10 photos from the conflict:

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Signal Corps)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

10 rarely seen photos from the Spanish-American War

(U.S. Army Heritage Education Center)

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