Dispatches from Martín García

eBook (PDF), 105 Pages
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A study based on first hand accounts (dispatches) of the taking of Martin Garcia island, William Brown's first battle under the Argentine Flag, and starting point of Argentina's 1814 Naval Campaign against Spain.
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  • By Santiago Aversa
    Nov 29, 2009
    Maritime Institue of Ireland's Review: "This neat little 100 page book is based on the reports of the later admiral Browne’s naval battle which gained him his reputation and played such a prominent part in the independence of Argentina. Admiral Brown was born in Foxford in Mayo which generates a specific Irish interest. Indeed the book acknowledges the interest of the late JJ O’Hara of the Mayo Admiral Brown society. The author is a lawyer based in Argentina and is also a naval reservist currently involved in naval transport and SAR. This background gives him an insight into the tactics employed in the action and allows interpretation of the importance of the strategy employed in the battle." (...) "Overall this is a good readable account with transcripts of the contemporary documents of the naval battle in the River Plate which was so important in the history of Argentina. The maps and illustrations are excellent and clarify the complex detail of the naval... More > engagement." reviewed by Dr Edward Bourke< Less
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October 1, 2011
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