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Blas de Lezo and The Defeat of Edward Vernon’s Invincible British Armada in Cartagena de Indias

Posted: July 6th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Book Summaries, History | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comentarios »

After having read the excellent book El día que España derrotó a Inglaterra by Pablo Victoria, a bittersweet feeling prevails: of joy taking into account what a bunch of brave Spaniards managed to achieve against an amanzingly powerful war machine; and of sadness by the miserable end of the likely most important naval officer Spain has had throughout its history: Blas de Lezo y Olavarrieta.

El día que España derrotó a Inglaterra

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