Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo

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Morrow, 1990 - History - 431 pages
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A look at the battle for Texas presents the dramatic true story of the people, including Bowie, Houston, and Santa Ana, and the events, including the 1836 Alamo siege, on both sides

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Duel of eagles: the Mexican and U. S. fight for the Alamo

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The perennial story of the fall of the Alamo is about due for a modern retelling, and this popular history will nicely fill the bill. Long makes use of many Mexican accounts which have been long known ... Read full review


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Jeff Long is a veteran climber and traveler in The Himalayas. He has worked as a journalist, a historian, and an elections supervisor for Bosnia's first democratic election. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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