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A black and white medium shot of a group of American soldiers relaxing. Some soldiers play cards in the background, and some sleep in the foreground. Fought between 1899 and 1902, the Philippine-American War was a military conflict between the United States of America and the First Philippine Republic over the United States' occupation Of the Philippines. Following the Spanish-American War over Cuba, Spain ceded the Philippines to the United States and the Philippine-American conflict arose over the Filipino's fight to retain independence after establishing an independent government. Like many other stereocard publishers, Underwood and Underwood sent many photographers overseas to capture views of the both the Spanish American and Philippine American war between the years of 1898 to 1902.
Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines Military life--American Soldiers--American Campaigns & battles Off duty, soldiers, recreation, military camp life, Philippine-American War, Spanish-American War, Philippines