James Butler Bonham On January 19, 1836, he with James Bowie arrived at the Alamo garrison. He was sent by Lieutenant Colonel Travis to obtain aid for the garrison at Bexar on February 16, 1836. He returned to the Alamo on March 3, bearing through the Mexican lines with a letter from Robert M. Williamson assuring Travis that help was on its way and urging him to hold out. Bonham died in the battle of the Alamo, while manning one of the cannons in the interior of the Alamo chapel.
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marie-claude vaillan-couturier was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested and sent to birkenau then ravensbruck ... she remained at ravensbruck after the war, caring for the sick until the last p.o.w. left ... her powerful testimony at nuremberg was devastating to the defense ... afterward, she slowly walked past the nazis, looked each one in the eye, effectively unnerving them ... most bowed their heads but others were unrepentant
The song “The Yellow Rose of Texas” refers to a mulatto slave named Emily West Morgan, who reportedly helped Texas win the Texas Revolution. Owned by Texas Col. James Morgan, Morgan was captured by the Mexican army and held hostage by General Antonio López de Santa Anna. Forced to spend the day satisfying the General, he forgot to warn his Mexican army about the Texas soldiers, thus getting caught by surprise and losing the Battle of San Jacinto
Soldiers taking direct hits from a German machine gunner as the ramp drops down for unloading.
Lone Star Edition Stand Up Paddle Board
The Lone Star Edition Stand Up Paddle Board, an exclusive collaboration between handmade wooden board brand Jarvis Boards, and the premiere Texas lifestyle and products brand, No. 4 St. James.
Charles Siringo - He "rid the Chisholm trail" driving 2,000 head of cattle from Austin to Kansas, knew old Tascosa when it was home to raucous saloons, red Light districts, and a fair share of violence; he led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the Kid, later became a Pinkerton detective. Then he wrote a first hand account about his life that is a recognized true classic of Texas history, called A Texas Cowboy.
Doroteo Arango Arámbula (June 5, 1878 – July 20, 1923), better known as Francisco "Pancho" Villa, was the first Mexican Revolutionary general...A photograph of the great Mexican bandit taken between 1