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 Rickover, H. G.. How the Battleship Maine Was Destroyed. Washington, DC: Naval History Division, Department of the Navy, 1976. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Decorative Cloth. Very Good+ / No Jacket Issued. Book has 173 paqes with illustrations. Clean and tight! The sinking of the U.S.S. Maine in Havana Harbor, Cuba, early in 1898, was one of themore notable events in American history. It was of special significance because of its relationship to the ensuing Spanish-American War, the acquisition by the United States of overseas territory, and the emergence of the nation as a world power.