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The story of the Alamo. by Norman Richards

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)


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  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836

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Describes the cause that enabled Houston to gather enough men and support to defeat Santa Anna and gain independence for Texas.

Edition Notes

StatementIllus. by Tom Dunnington.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
ContributionsDunnington, Tom, illus.
LC ClassificationsF390 .R5
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4574144M
LC Control Number77100698

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