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Sat Feb 16, 2013, 05:26 PM

Havana restores monument to victims of USS Maine

HAVANA (AP) It was a little before 10 p.m. that February night in 1898 when a fiery explosion roiled the normally calm waters of Havana Harbor, blowing out windows in the city and sinking the USS Maine to the bottom of the bay, just the mast and some twisted metal wreckage left to poke above the waves.

More at: http://www.chron.com/default/article/Havana-restores-monument-to-victims-of-USS-Maine-4280937.php


Amazing that the monument still stands, and that it is being cared for.

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Sat Feb 16, 2013, 05:27 PM

1. Thank you

Glad to know about this.

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Sat Feb 16, 2013, 05:41 PM

2. 105 years ago yesterday...

Good on Cuba!

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