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War

Spanish troops take aim

Spanish troops in 1897.

Students are executed in 1871

During The Ten Year War (1868-78) students are executed (in 1871) for supporting the Cuban revolutionary movement.

Executed Cuban soldiers Spanish soldiers

The Spanish column shown on the photo above killed the Cubans on the left after they were bound and gagged. The soldiers later reported a battle had taken place. From: "Liberty: The Story of Cuba" by Horatio S. Rubens

Cuban soldiers rais flag in battle

Ensign Luis Rodolfo Miranda raising the Cuban flag in battle. From: "Liberty: The Story of Cuba" by Horatio S. Rubens

Cuban soldiers executed during war of independence

A typical execution of Cuban prisoners by the Spaniards. From: "Liberty: The Story of Cuba" by Horatio S. Rubens

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