Status: In Stock Contact us!Author: David WoodsISBN: 283990800XAsin: 283990800XPublisher: WTA PublishingBinding: Paperback
The Bombardment of Paradise
Manufacturer: WTA Publishing
March 31, 1866, a Spanish fleet sets Chile's old port of Valparaiso alight. There are few casualties but, in today's money, as much as $220 million in foreign-owned merchandise - mainly British French and German - goes up in smoke. Out in the bay, the warships of Britain and the United States look on passively. The result was an international scandal, national shame and individual dishonour for several heroes of past conflicts. The Bombardment of Paradise is an in-depth investigation into the circumstances of the drama.