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Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History

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Brian Kilmeade

6 Hours 30 Minutes

Penguin Audio

November 2019

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The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue.

In March 1836, the Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred more than two hundred Texians who had been trapped in the Alamo. After thirteen days of fighting, American legends Jim Bowie and Davey Crockett died there, along with other Americans who had moved to Texas looking for a fresh start. It was a crushing blow to Texas’s fight for freedom.
 
But the story doesn’t end there. The defeat galvanized the Texian settlers, and under General Sam Houston’s leadership they rallied. Six weeks after the Alamo, Houston and his band of settlers defeated Santa Anna’s army in a shocking victory, winning the independence for which so many had died.
 
Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers recaptures this pivotal war that changed America forever, and sheds light on the tightrope all war heroes walk between courage and calculation. Thanks to Kilmeade’s storytelling, a new generation of readers will remember the Alamo—and recognize the lesser known heroes who snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

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  • Denise M.

    I am a born Texan! I have lived in Texas all of my life. I am very proud to be a Texan. Brian Kilmeade wrote a book that would make anyone want to be a Texan and live in Texas. I love this book. Thank you Mr. Kilmeade for a wonderful book of my great State of Texas.

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