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The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence

By Alber A. Nofi

  • ISBN13: 9780306810404
  • Pub Date: 02/16/2001 | Price: $17.00 / $20.50 CAN
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Trim: 5.63 x 8.50 Inches | 238 Pages
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About the Book

In one of very few balanced accounts of Texas's epic struggle for independence from Mexico, Albert Nofi provides a splendid chronicle of the events and personalities of the war. He includes readable and accessible maps of military movements and a strategic and tactical analysis of each battle, addressing the extraordinary number of myths that the Alamo has engendered and exposing the truth about a conflict that has taken on legendary proportions.

About the Author

Albert A. Nofi has a Ph.D. in Military History from the City University of New York and was associate editor for many years of the ground-breaking military journal Strategy and Tactics. He was a founder of wargaming, the conflict simulation system used both by hobbyists and military planners. Dr. Nofi has written numerous books and articles on military history and was a news media military commentator during the Persian Gulf War. He is also the author of The Gettysburg Campaign and The Waterloo Campaign.