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The Alamo

  • Aired: 09/17/2013
  • 01:51
  • Rating: NR
On Feb. 23, 1836 Santa Anna took possession of San Antonio, and on March 6th, the thirteenth day of the siege, his forces breached the Alamo defenses. The Tejanos were defeated and all 189 men were killed.
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Santa Anna laid siege to the Alamo and the Tejano defenses. All 189 men were killed
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