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This Week in History August 14-20, 2016 Rear Adm. François Joseph Paul, comte de Grasse, Don Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis, and “the women of Havana.” (1781)

By Rick Sanders This is the week Americans should particularly honor French Rear Adm. François Joseph Paul, comte de Grasse, the Spaniard Don Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis, and “the women of Havana.” Statue of French fleet commander Admiral deGrasse, Cape … Continue reading

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