Battle of La Flor

Battle of La Flor

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Battle of La Flor was fought in May 1928 between the United States Marines, their Nicaraguan National Guardsmen allies, and a force of Sandinista rebels. It occurred at a hill north of the La Flor coffee plantation and ended with a rebel victory when the Americans and Nicaraguan National Guard troops were forced to withdraw. As part of the Coco River Campaign, United States Marine Corps Captain Robert S. Hunter was in command of a patrol along the Cua River. Besides the captain, there were thirty-eight Marines and guardsmen as well as United States Navy Corpsman Oliver L. Young. The men came from the garrisons of Quilal, Matagalpa and Corinto plantation. On 13 May, at about 3:40 pm, Captain Hunter was leading his men through a ravine when they were attacked by an advance guard of rebels positioned on a hill next to the Bocaycito River which links up with the El Cua[clarification needed Either "Bocay River" or the village "Bocaycito"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135697536
  • 9786135697537