Tough Fights: These Last Stands Will Live Forever in History Books As Military Legends
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Utterly astounding.

Key point: Militaries around the world study these battles. They are also great tales of heroism that regular citizens will never forget.

The Siege of the Alamo – February 23 – March 6, 1836

This famous battle pitted rebellious Texans, some of whom were Americans, against a Mexican army sent to crush their nascent independence movement. Mexican leader General Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna laid siege to the small mission, bombarding it...

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