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Santa Rosa, the 14 minutes battle.

On March 20, 1856, some 400 mercenaries from the U.S., Germany and France arrived at Hacienda Santa Rosa in northwest Guanacaste. Figure 1 William Walker On March 1, Costa Rica declared war on the new regime in Nicaragua, now run by a thin 32-year-old born in Nashville, Wlliam Walker. The Costa Rican battle plan was simple, […]