Posts Tagged ‘Spanish-American War’

Dynamite Johnny

The Cuban struggle for independence and the remarkable Irishman who helped. ℘℘℘ Johnny O’Brien was already famous among sailors for his extraordinary skill as a harbor pilot guiding ships through the treacherous waters of Hell Gate in New York harbor. But when he out-maneuvered Spanish gunboats and United States Revenue cutters to keep the CubanRead more..