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By Shane Mountjoy

ISBN-10: 1604130563

ISBN-13: 9781604130560

On February 23, 1836, normal and dictator Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and a Mexican strength of greater than 2,000 males introduced an attack opposed to Colonel William B. Travis of Texas, his military of a hundred and fifty five males, and 15 civilians who have been residing within the fortress often called the Alamo. The Texans, who have been bolstered through 32 males through March 1, withstood the Mexican military until eventually March 6. That day, the 187 Texan defenders perished within the hand-to-hand wrestle, together with American frontiersmen Davy Crockett and James Bowie, and six hundred from the Mexican military have been killed besides. basically the civilians survived. on the final conflict of the Texas conflict, the conflict of San Jacinto, basic Santa Anna used to be defeated, and the conflict cry 'Remember the Alamo!' will be heard being shouted by way of the Texan military. "The Alamo" examines this heroic episode within the Texas battle of Independence opposed to Mexico.

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