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The last time we used battleships was in the Spanish-American War. And what did we get out of that? Cuba. And we gave that back.
If for Americans, at least, the Great War could sometimes be imagined as a brief, quasi-athletic lark, the Second War permitted no ...
Stiller ... took part in the Spanish Civil War ... It is not clear what impelled him to this military gesture. Probably many facto ...
... there was the first Balkan war and the second Balkan war and then there was the first world war. It is extraordinary how havin ...
During the Civil War the area became a refuge for service- dodging Texans, and gangs of bushwhackers, as they were called, hid in ...
Predictions usually deal with events--who will win an election, whether or not a country will go to war, the specification of a ne ...
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wi ...
In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.
The hangover became a part of the day as well allowed-for as the Spanish siesta.
The Germans are called brutal, the Spanish cruel, the Americans superficial, and so on; but we are perfide Albion, the island of h ...
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