San Juan Hill

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a hill in eastern Cuba (near Santiago de Cuba) that was captured during the Spanish-American War

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In his "crowded hour" during the Rough Riders' charge up Kettle Hill toward the blockhouse on San Juan Hill, Lt.
The battalion fired the first round for the Union Army in the Civil War and the first round at the Battle of San Juan Hill.
He led the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill, earned the Nobel Peace Prize and drove with a passion the National Park system.
At the battle of San Juan Hill, 15,000 US troops armed with .
But they were also extraordinary in that they answered their country's call to serve on the battlefields of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, San Juan Hill, Chateau Thierry in World War I, the invasion of Normandy and the Battles of the Bulge and Monte Casino in World War II, when they also hacked and fought their way through the jungles of Burma and the Philippines, Guadalcanal and the volcanic mountains on Iwo Jima, and the Battles of Midway and the Coral Sea, to name a few.
Teddy Roosevelt charges up San Juan Hill once again as Zero Clearance Theatre Company in Oakridge presents this classic comedy classic as a dinner theater show.
The show finished with a spectacular recreation of the Battle of San Juan Hill where the American cavalry, led by Theodore Roosevelt, had defeated Spanish soldiers in the Spanish-American War five years earlier.
In Eno's short play, a photographer (Erik Sand-vold) and his assistant (Karen Slack) prod the audience to take part in restaging a photograph taken at San Juan Hill in 1898.
Deftly intertwining true historical happenings and a remarkable entertaining albeit fictional story, Theodore Roosevelt Rides Again tells the tale of Falconer in his investigation of the "Rough Riders" charge up San Juan Hill as the Roosevelt is accused of a nefarious role in the battle.
Coffman also succeeds in brilliantly evoking the quotidian experience of army life in the period between San Juan Hill and Pearl Harbor.
In essence, he tells the story of San Juan Hill rather than having Roosevelt do it.
Of the legendary charge of Roosevelt and his Rough Riders up San Juan Hill, a friend wrote, "No hunting trip so far has ever equaled it in Theodore's eyes.
Although Roosevelt's regiment lost seven times more men than any other volunteer unit, the Americans took both Kettle Hill and San Juan Hill.
After the battle of San Juan Hill [in the Spanish-American War], the Americans found a dead man with a light complexion, red hair and blue eyes.
This was the kind of store that Teddy Roosevelt shopped -- he probably did, for all I know -- before he charged up San Juan Hill.
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