The great story that changed history about the last naval battle between England and Spain, evoking a number of colorful and dangerous personalities who fought in this climactic conclusion for the mastery of the sea. General Juan de Aguila is sprung form a prison cell to command the Spanish Armada. His adversary was Charles Blount, himself a person in trouble with the law over an affair and a conspiracy. Irish insurgent Hugh O’Neil saw this as a final chance to drive the English out of Ireland. For each man this was the throw of the dice. Tomorrow there will be heroes and failures. Has remainder mark. Illustrated. No index. 6 x 9 size.