Studies the technology behind the famous 1836 siege of the Alamo, showing both the tools and the tactics used by both sides.

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The show starts with the description of the Alamo at the time of the battle. It was built as a mission and not as a defensive structure. The weapons of the day are described including the Kentucky long rifle and Bowie knife used the defenders and the Brown Bess musket along with the triangular bayonet used by the Mexican army. The various types of cannon used on both sides are covered along with their effect. The strategy and its source used by General Santa Anna are described along with the distinct advantage in numbers held by the Mexican army. They cover the siege details followed by the known facts about the final assault and Santa Anna's actions after the battle that led to Texas independence. Written by Anonymous

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