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The Texas War of Independence 1835-1836: From Outbreak to the Alamo to San…
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"Although the Texan Revolution is remembered chiefly for the 13 day siege of the Alamo and its immortal heros, the years preceding the battle were marked by resentments and minor confrontations as the ambitions of Mexico's leaders clashed with the territorial determination of Texan settlers. War finally broke out in October 1835. The invading Mexicans, led by the flamboyant President-General Santa Anna, fully expected to crush a ragged army of frontiersmen. Yet the Texans rallied in defense of the new Lone Star state and, led by Sam Houston, defeated the Mexicans in a mere 18 minutes at the battle of San Jacinto, winning their independence"--From publisher description.
An edition of this book was published by Osprey Publishing.
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