May 1, 1898: At Manila Bay in the Philippines, the U.S. Asiatic Squadron destroys the Spanish... http://ift.tt/2p2Fa4f

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May 1, 1898: At Manila Bay in the Philippines, the U.S. Asiatic Squadron destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet in the first battle of the Spanish-American War. Nearly 400 Spanish sailors were killed and 10 Spanish warships wrecked or captured at the cost of only six Americans wounded.


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