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‘The Alamo’s Forgotten Defenders – The Remarkable Story of the Irish during the Texan Revolution’ by Dr Philip Thomas Tucker (Savas Beattie, California, 2016).

San Jacinto, Texas, 21 April 1836. The ambush was brilliantly executed and devastatingly quick. It took just eighteen minutes from the first boom of the Texian cannon until the 1400-strong Mexican army turned and ran. They did not get far. Most of the 650 Mexicans who died that day were gunned down by Sam Houston’s […]