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The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence
     

The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence

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by Alber A. Nofi
 

In one of very few balanced accounts of Texas's epic struggle for independence from Mexico, Albert Nofi provides a splendid chronicle of the events and personalities of the war. He includes readable and accessible maps of military movements and a strategic and tactical analysis of each battle, addressing the extraordinary number of myths that the Alamo has

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In one of very few balanced accounts of Texas's epic struggle for independence from Mexico, Albert Nofi provides a splendid chronicle of the events and personalities of the war. He includes readable and accessible maps of military movements and a strategic and tactical analysis of each battle, addressing the extraordinary number of myths that the Alamo has engendered and exposing the truth about a conflict that has taken on legendary proportions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306810404
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
01/26/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
894,428
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author


Albert A. Nofi has a Ph.D. in Military History from the City University of New York and was associate editor for many years of the ground-breaking military journal Strategy and Tactics. He was a founder of wargaming, the conflict simulation system used both by hobbyists and military planners. Dr. Nofi has written numerous books and articles on military history and was a news media military commentator during the Persian Gulf War. He is also the author of The Gettysburg Campaign and The Waterloo Campaign.

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The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written, straight-forward book. Any Alamo enthusiast or Texas history enthusiast will especially enjoy this book.