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Myth # 62: Everyone was killed at the Alamo.

“Remember the Alamo!” became a famous battle cry. We may remember the Alamo, but we don’t remember who died there. The battle of 1836 was a victory for the Mexican army under Ge...
  • Tiara Macauda

    The Alamo. San Antonio, Texas (there's no basement and it's so small!)

  • John Dickert

    San Antonio, Texas. The Dickert rifle is in a glass case in a rear room inside the Alamo.

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