6 edition of The Alamo found in the catalog.
Describes the historical background, events, and aftermath of the 1836 attack on the Alamo, in which Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were among the many Texans killed or captured by Santa Ana"s troops.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Sieges that changed the world|
|LC Classifications||F390 .M525 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||136|
|ISBN 10||0791071014, 079107529X|
|LC Control Number||2002012914|
Nov 12, · Groneman is the author of Death of a Legend: The Myth and Mystery Surrounding the Death of Davy io-holding.coman is the author of The Gates of the io-holding.comson is the author of The Alamo Story. His first book, called Joe's Alamo: Unsung, is a fiction-based-on-history account of what came next, after the Alamo, and after Joe escaped. Cook was waiting to go to medical school when he discovered Joe's story and was compelled to write about the io-holding.com: Blake Stilwell.
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The Alamo. "The majority of the stories of the Alamo fight have been partly legendary, partly hearsay and at best fragmentary.
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McManus | Feb 1, out of 5 stars Jan 01, · The Alamo book. Read 55 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fresh off a too close The Alamo book with the terrorist group, the Ghost Cel /5. Nov 05, · Like our country itself, Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers staggers, inspires, and reminds us of the power of real leaders.” —Brad Meltzer, author of The First Conspiracy “This magnificent jewel of a book is Brian Kilmeade’s finest yet.
The narrative is by turns riveting, poignant, and irresistible, while the scholarship is impeccable/5(K). Dec 26, · "At age 61, Collins just unveiled another surprise: The Alamo and Beyond: A Collector's Journey, a sumptuous coffee table book that reveals for the first time his lifelong, in-depth study of the pivotal battle for Texas independence."/5(55).
May 23, · James Donovan is the author of the bestselling books The Blood of Heroes: The Day Struggle for the Alamo -- and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation and A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West.
He lives in Dallas, Texas/5(). Mar 06, · I've been asked what the best books on the Alamo are. Here is an essential list: 1. The Alamo Story, by JR Edmondson: A good general narrative history. Tons of information not only on the Alamo battle but on why it came to be built where it was built, the Catholic priests who were responsible, the battles that came before etc.
The Alamo, now a fortress under the command of year-old William Barret Travis, came under siege by dictator Santa Anna. He ordered the pre-dawn attack on March 6, in which Texians, Tejanos, Americans and Europeans sacrificed themselves to stop a tyrant.
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From the meticulous recreation of the Alamo compound and San Antonio de Bexar (from original drawings & plans) to authentic period costumes to outstanding casting.
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The Alamo Bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo is book 7 in the Daughters of the Mayflower series. I've really enjoyed going on this journey through history with this series.
All the books can be read as a stand alone but starting with The Mayflower Bride and working my way through history has been an 4/5. Dec 11, · Fox Host Brian Kilmeade’s New Book About the Alamo Isn’t Fair and Balanced. The best-selling author offers a lively—but drastically incomplete—account of nineteenth-century.
Nov 05, · Not the first Alamo history book I have had occasion to read. Kilmeade captures a significant amout what some may the thinking processes that the characters go through in course of the book.
It is an excellent method to keep a reader's interest focused on /5. Disappointing — this book comes across more as a school book report than a scholarly examination of the Alamo and its aftermath. It seemed Mr.
Kilmeade watched the movie and then wrote a book. I paid $30 for this at an airport bookstore/5. Feb 22, · The title of my book is the alamo. It is historical fiction. the setting took place in Texas next to the mexican border. All together i loved this book it was very thrillfull and the vocabulary in it was excellent there were words in here inever heard before.I would defantley reccomend this book to many thriilseekers or history geeks like myself/5.
About Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers. The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue. In Marchthe Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred more than two hundred Texians who had been trapped in the Alamo. the Alamo (ăl´əmō´) [Span.,=cottonwood], building in San Antonio, Tex., "the cradle of Texas liberty." Built as a chapel afterit is all that remains of the mission of San Antonio de Valero, which was founded in by Franciscans and later converted into a fortress.More than million people visit the Alamo annually.* The Alamo Shrine (or Church) still stands in the same spot as it did during the Battle.
Alamo Plaza, the area in front of the Alamo, was originally part of the Alamo’s courtyard and mission compound.Phil Collins’ amazing collection includes hundreds of items. In a few years, you will be able to see the entire collection in a world-class Alamo museum and visitors center.
Plans for that museum, and for reimaging the Alamo experience, are being drawn up now.