Find a summary, definition and facts about the battle of the alamo for kids american history and the battle of the alamo information about the battle of the alamo. The alamo, specifically the siege and battle of the alamo in 1835, was a key development in the texas war of independence col william barrett travis and a garrison. John wayne's directorial debut the alamo is set in 1836: wayne plays col davy crockett, who, together with colonels jim bowie (richard widmark) and william travis. It has become the site and symbol of the battle for texan independence, but there is much more to the story find out why americans will always remember the alamo.
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The alamo is in the heart of san antonio and it is texas’ most visited historic landmark. The alamo - in 1836 gen sam houston (dennis quaid) organizes a rebel army to liberate texas from the brutal rule of mexican dictator general santa anna. San antonio is a popular city to visit in texas top sights include the alamo and other historic missions, the river walk, seaworld san antonio, six flags fiesta. Click on image for larger image and transcript william barret travis' letter from the alamo, 1836 at the alamo in san antonio, then called bejar, 150 texas rebels.
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