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The Alamo

Author: Frank T Thompson
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2005.
Series: Frances B. Vick series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : University of North Texas Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book is more than a tribute to those who fell defending the mission. It is a thoroughly researched, vividly illustrated, objective description of the circumstances building up to and leading from that stand. By using contemporary writings, this history describes the political and military organizations of both sides, the weapons and equipment available to them, and the enduringly famous personalities involved.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank T Thompson
ISBN: 1574411942 9781574411942
OCLC Number: 58480792
Notes: Originally published: London : Salamander, 2002.
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The prelude --
Defenders of the Alamo --
The Mexican army --
The battle --
The aftermath --
The changing face of the Alamo --
The Alamo in entertainment and commerce --
The Alamo as a museum --
The Alamo defenders --
The Alamo noncombatants and survivors.
Series Title: Frances B. Vick series, no. 2.
Responsibility: Frank Thompson.

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This book is more than a tribute to those who fell defending the mission. It is a thoroughly researched, vividly illustrated, objective description of the circumstances building up to and leading from that stand. By using contemporary writings, this history describes the political and military organizations of both sides, the weapons and equipment available to them, and the enduringly famous personalities involved.

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