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The blood of heroes : the 13-day struggle for the Alamo-- and the sacrifice that forged a nation

by Donovan, Jim, 1954-

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On February 23, 1836, a large Mexican army led by dictator Santa Anna reached San Antonio and laid siege to about 175 Texas rebels holed up in the Alamo. The Texans refused to surrender for nearly two weeks until almost 2,000 Mexican troops unleashed a final assault. The defenders fought valiantly-f... Full description

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