George Dewey


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Noun1.George Dewey - a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American WarGeorge Dewey - a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War
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Kennedy, former military commanders Douglas MacArthur, George Dewey and John Pershing, and civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
It was also in Manila Bay where the Spanish colonial era ended, when in 1898, American Commodore George Dewey engaged and destroyed the Spanish fleet in what has been called one of the most decisive naval battles in history.
George Dewey of the US Navy annihilated the Spanish fleet moored in Manila Bay under Adm.
In Lembeck's text, Roosevelt once again sends George Dewey to Manila in 1898 "on his own authority, without consulting anyone" (56).
George Dewey, Fox's senior vice president of digital, said the data complemented traditional written surveys and focus groups.
In 1898, Commodore George Dewey gave the command, ''You may fire when you are ready, Gridley,'' as an American naval force destroyed a Spanish squadron in Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
Bonus, the 'torpedoes' were actually mines; (f) Unknown British sailor, when HMS Cossack rescued Admiral Graf Spee captives from the German vessel I Altmark in a Norwegian fjord (1940); (g) George Dewey in Manila Bay (1898).
When war was declared against Spain in April, Admiral George Dewey sailed for Manila, where on I May 1898 his modern flotilla systematically destroyed Spanish naval power in the Pacific, suffering only one dead and nine wounded in the process.
The first major battle was waged in the Philippines, where Commodore George Dewey led American naval forces against Spain's aging Pacific fleet in Manila Bay.
They profile major historical figures such as Emilio Aguinaldo, George Dewey, Jose Marti, William Randolph Hearst, Queen Lili'uokalani, William McKinley, and Theodore Roosevelt, and present related primary sources such as the Monroe Doctrine.
Asiatic Squadron, commanded by Commodore George Dewey, steamed into Manila Bay in the Spanish Philippines to do battle with the Spanish South Pacific Squadron.
The first instance came prior to the actual outbreak of war with Spain in 1898, when Assistant Secretary Roosevelt sent the squadron under Commodore George Dewey into a position to attack the Spanish fleet in Manila, allowing the United States to expand its influence in the Pacific.