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By Terry Hooker, Ron Poulter

ISBN-10: 1855321289

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Throughout the years 1810-14 males of remarkable skill seemed within the entrance ranks of the Republican reason: Simon Bolivar, the best of all South American infantrymen, and José de San Martin. Bolivar had travelled broadly in Europe throughout the heady days of the Napoleonic Wars, being current at Napoleon's coronation. San Martin, enrolled within the Seminario de Nobles in Madrid, served within the Spanish military for two decades, seeing motion within the battles of Baylen and Albuera and on the moment siege of Badajoz. those males could in achieving the destruction of the southern Spanish American empire.

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