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Too impatient to allow the surrounded Texans to starve or give up, Santa Anna launched an all-out attack on the outnumbered men in the Alamo.
On Friday, March 4, 1836, Generalissimo Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Perez de Labron ordered a staff conference at his headquarters near San Antonio’s Military Plaza. The Mexican Army was in the midst of besieging a handful of Anglo-Americans and Tejanos (Mexican Texans) that were bottled up in a broken-down old...
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