Three splendid little wars

the diaries of Joseph Knefler Taussig, 1898-1901
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Naval War College Press , Newport, R.I
Taussig, Joseph K. -- 1877-1947 -- Diaries, United States. -- Navy -- Biography, Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives, American, Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Naval operations, Admirals -- United States -- Diaries, Philippines -- History -- Revolution, 1896-1898 -- Personal narratives, American, China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 -- Personal narratives, Ame
Statementedited by Evelyn M. Cherpak.
GenreDiaries, Personal narratives, American
SeriesNaval War College historical monograph series -- no. 16
ContributionsCherpak, Evelyn M. 1941-
LC ClassificationsE729 .T38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23392292M
ISBN 139780160827921
LC Control Number2009021051

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Three Splendid Little Wars: The Diary of Joseph K. Taussig, Paperback – June 4, by Evelyn M. Cherpak (Author), Naval War College (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price 3/5(1). The book focuses mainly on the campaign in Cuba (the siege of Santiago) and also has brief chapters on the action in the Philippines and Puerto Rico. While certainly not an comprehensive overview A wealth of first-person narratives highlights "A Splendid Little War," which chronicles the /5.

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See search 3/5(1). The Splendid Little War is the compelling story of this often overlooked conflict, told largely in the words of the participants themselves. It was Three splendid little wars book war people by the famous and those soon to be: Theodore Roosevelt, Stephen Crane, Clara Barton and William Jennings Bryan are among those who played key roles in the war against s: 9.

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Navy at the turn of the 20 th century. Kenneth J. Blume is Professor of History in the Dept. of Humanities at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York. "It has been a splendid little war " wrote John Hay to Theodore Roosevelt as the Spanish-American War ended in Indeed it was splendid for the American public, but for the Rough Riders and other soldiers it was as grim, dirty and bloody as any war.

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Only the ineptitude of the Spaniards, and the luck of the Americans, kept it from stretching into a disastrous Splendid Little. Freidel's masterly three volume work on Franklin D. Roosevelt has established him as a biographer and historian to be reckoned with. Here is a book the title of which is lifted from Ambassador John Hay's comment to Theodore Roosevelt on the Spanish-American War.

For those whose Three splendid little wars book to the war depended on the headlines, it may have seemed ""splendid""; for those more involved, it was as.

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Three splendid little wars: the diary of Joseph K. Taussig, [Joseph K Taussig; Evelyn M Cherpak]. SPLENDID LITTLE WARS. By William Pfaf f. January 6, Save this story for later.

Save this story for later. The New Yorker, Janu P. REFLECTIONS about U.S. wars & their Author: William Pfaff. John Hay (the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom), writing from London to his friend Theodore Roosevelt, declared that it had been "a splendid little war".

The press showed Northerners and Southerners, blacks and whites fighting against a common foe, helping to ease the scars left from the American Civil on: Cuba and Puerto Rico (Caribbean. A Splendid Little War book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The war to end all wars, people said in Not for long.

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"America's Splendid Little Wars" offers a summary of major U.S. combat operations from the end of the Vietnam War to the turn of the century. Peter Huchthausen gives a good overview of these conflicts, ranging from the Mayaguez hijacking in to the intervention in Kosovo ingiving a brief background on each event and the highlights of each battle/5(5).

A Splendid Little War. Roger Hudson sheds light on an image of US soldiers fighting alongside Cubans to end Spanish rule on the Caribbean island.

Roger Hudson | Published in History Today Volume 64 Issue 6 June It is June 12th, and the US Marines have recently landed at Guantanamo Bay, at the eastern end of Cuba.

Spanish American War - "A Splendid Little War" Pin from the Spanish American War period. Robert Bowen Collection. On Apthe United States declared war against Spain. It would be the first overseas conflict fought by the U.S. It involved major campaigns in both Cuba and the Philippine Islands.

When the fighting ended, an enthusiastic Hay said to Roosevelt, who had led a special cavalry unit, the "Rough Riders," in the war: "It has been a splendid little war, begun with the highest. The Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion occurred over a hundred years ago.

Scholars have produced a spate of books treat-ing the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion. Personal accounts of service in the Spanish-American War have been published as well, yet fewer for the latter two : Joseph K. Taussig, Evelyn M.

Cherpak. Editor's note: In the spring and summer of the United States thrust itself into the global power game with a week victory in the Spanish-American War.

"The three political musketeers who did the most to bring it on," noted historian Samuel Eliot Morison '08, Ph.D. '12, in Three Centuries of Harvard, were Harvard men: William Randolph Hearst (ejected as a sophomore, infor sending. A SPLENDID LITTLE WAR is the final book in Derek Robinson's Royal Flying Corps quadrilogy, and in many ways it is a fitting end to the series.

Nobody ever wrote about war with as much cynicism, black humor and disregard for happy endings as Robinson, and A SPLENDID LITTLE WAR, if not precisely splendid, certainly has all those qualities in s: Was the Spanish-American war truly as John Hay said, a “splendid little war”.

Why or why not. The Spanish-American war was for the American government the first step on the road to becoming a “global, police power”, for the Spanish it was the dissolution of Cuba and their empire, from said conclusion is it fair to name such a war a success, an aforementioned “splendid little war”.

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The book gives a great deal of possibly trustworthy information about ordinary life and politics of the time, though it would help the reader to understand Gaelic. In addition, it could easily exchange a hundred pages of philosophy, mystic descriptions of Highland scenes, and pale-hearted wooing for three or four pages of red-blooded action.

Contrary to Philip S. Foner (letter, June 11), it was Secretary of State John Hay, not Theodore Roosevelt, who called the war with Spain "a splendid.

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