American troops–including Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders–captured San Juan Hill and El Caney in Cuba on this day.
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American troops–including Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders–captured San Juan Hill and El Caney in Cuba on July 1, 1898. Spanish Admiral Pascual Cervera?s fleet was destroyed off Santiago Bay a few days later with U.S. forces landing in Puerto Rico later that month. By mid-August a truce was agreed to with a formal peace treaty being signed in Paris that December.
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