San Juan Hill


  1. a hill in SE Cuba, near Santiago de Cuba: captured by U.S. forces in battle during the Spanish-American War in 1898.

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He worked in a tiny box of an office in the suburbs decorated with Army memorabilia, a print of Teddy Roosevelt charging San Juan Hill, coffee cups with corny sayings, and one tireless assistant, Peggy Cifrino, who deserves her own 21-gun salute.

I saw one of our light batteries of artillery go in position under fire at the foot of San Juan Hill.

Up the slope of San Juan Hill he charged and through the terraced camps, that broke into a jubilant roar as he reached them.

Pardeburg was a kind of expedition of brave men, like the taking of San Juan Hill.

Immediately around San Juan Hill itself there has been some attempt made to preserve the ground as a public park.

It was this regiment that made the famous charge up San Juan Hill.


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