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A time to stand

Author: Walter Lord
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1978], ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative recounting of the battle at the Alamo including an attempt to dispel the popular myths.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Lord
ISBN: 0803279027 9780803279025
OCLC Number: 3893089
Notes: "A Bison book."
Description: 255 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. "To ... all the Americans in the world" --
2. "I am determined to provide for you a home" --
3. "Come forward and assist your brethren" --
4. "The supreme government is supremely indignant" --
5. "We will rather die in these ditches than give it up" --
6. "The enemy are in view" --
7. "I answered them with a cannon shot" --
8. I don't like to be penned up" --
9." 30 men has thrown themselves into bears" --
10. "I will report the result of my mission" --
11. Take care of my little boy" --
12. "Great God, Sue, the Mexicans are inside our walls!" --
13. "It was but a small affair" --
14. "Remember the Alamo!" --
Riddles of the Alamo --
The men who fell at the Alamo.
Responsibility: by Walter Lord.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_304537
991000172129705351

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An authoritative recounting of the battle at the Alamo including an attempt to dispel the popular myths.
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"A stirring history of the Alamo's desperate times, a history of which should last."-New York Times Book Review * New York Times Book Review * "An excellent combination of popular writing with Read more...

 
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