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SE40 Week 2 - Remember the Maine!

Remember the USS Maine? It was the U.S. ship that blew up in Havana in 1898, and was the casus belli for a tectonic-plate shifting war that has become surprisingly obscure (maybe there were a couple of slightly larger wars after it that got a little more attention). 1,490 more words

March 28, 1898: The Maine and Spain

On March 28, 1898, the United States Naval Court of Inquiry found that the American battleship Maine, which had been blown up in February while on an observation visit, was destroyed by a submerged mine. 210 more words

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Friday Night Cocktail

I know it’s been a while. Mostly because I can’t get my act together enough to make a cocktail, photograph a cocktail and drink a cocktail on the weekend so I can post it on Friday. 197 more words