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Battle of the Alamo

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墨西哥将军安东尼奥.罗培兹.圣塔.安那 (Antonio López de Santa Anna) 于183636日收复白杨镇 (Alamo)

你知道为什么美国人记得白杨镇吗?在1836年,有184名德州人在一处名为「白杨镇」的古老布道教堂里与墨西哥军队发生冲突。德州人为了脱离墨西哥独立而战斗,并且在前年的12月在圣安东尼奥地区击败墨西哥军队。詹姆斯.包威 (James Bowie) 上校与威廉.崔维斯 (William B. Travis) 上校率领一小队的士兵防守着白杨镇教堂,其中还包括着名的硬汉大卫.克罗 (Davy Crockett) 。


Do you know why Americans remember the Alamo? In 1836, 184 Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as the Alamo. Texans fighting for independence from Mexico had seized the structure and sent Mexican troops away from San Antonio the previous December. Colonel James Bowie and Colonel William B. Travis commanded the small force defending the Alamo, including the famous backwoodsman Davy Crockett.

The Mexican army, led by General Antonio López de Santa Anna had been ordered to recapture the Alamo and take no prisoners.

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