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By Donald Tunnicliff Rice

In 1898, while struggle with Spain appeared inevitable, Andrew Summers Rowan, an American military lieutenant from West Virginia, was once despatched on a mystery project to Cuba. He used to be to fulfill with normal Calixto García, a pace-setter of the Cuban rebels, so one can assemble details for a U.S. invasion. Months later, after the struggle used to be fought and gained, a flamboyant entrepreneur named Elbert Hubbard wrote an account of Rowan’s venture titled “A Message to García.” It offered thousands of copies, and Rowan turned the similar of a modern day rock megastar. His popularity ended in hundreds and hundreds of journal and newspaper articles, radio exhibits, and video clips. Even at the present time he's held up as an exemplar of bravery and loyalty. the matter is that not anything Hubbard wrote approximately Rowan used to be true.

 

Donald Tunnicliff Rice finds the proof in the back of the tale of “A Message to García” whereas utilizing Rowan’s biography as a window into the historical past of the Spanish-American battle, the Philippine warfare, and the Moro uprising. the result's a compellingly written narrative containing many info by no means prior to released in any shape, and likewise an available point of view on American diplomatic and army historical past within the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries.

 

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