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The Blood of Heroes The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo SIGNED

By: Donovan, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2012-05-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-1401

ISBN: 0316053740

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread. Signed by author without inscription. First Edition with full number line.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 2000 Mexican troops unleashed a final assault. The defenders fought valiantly for their lives and for a free and independent Texas-but in the end, they were all slaughtered. Their ultimate sacrifice inspired the rallying cry "Remember the Alamo!" and eventual triumph. Exhaustively researched, and ... View more info