The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585/86

The Great Expedition - Sir Francis Drake on the Spanish Main 1585/86

by Angus Konstam, Peter Dennis
     
 

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In 1585, the English launched a pre-emptive strike against Spain, by attacking her New World colonies. Led by Sir Francis Drake, in command of 21 ships and 1,800 soldiers, the expedition struck first at the Canary Islands, then attacked the city of Santo Domingo and the treasure port of Cartagena. Frequently outnumbered, Drake’s soldiers won an series of… See more details below

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In 1585, the English launched a pre-emptive strike against Spain, by attacking her New World colonies. Led by Sir Francis Drake, in command of 21 ships and 1,800 soldiers, the expedition struck first at the Canary Islands, then attacked the city of Santo Domingo and the treasure port of Cartagena. Frequently outnumbered, Drake’s soldiers won an series of spectacular victories and, laden with treasure, sailed home to a hero’s welcome.

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ISBN-13:
9781780962337
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/20/2011
Series:
Raid , #17
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
620,952
File size:
38 MB
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