By René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband
Distinctive info at the Mexican military which fought the Texans within the 1830s, and the U.S. military in its first vital international battle ten years later, is notoriously elusive. during this ground-breaking booklet an across the world revered army historian provides a mass of latest info from Mexican files and numerous different modern resources. For the 1st time the armies of the infamous normal Santa Anna are defined coherently for the English-speaking reader, and their often altering and erratically issued uniforms are illustrated with early prints, pics, pictures of infrequent surviving goods, and meticulous color reconstructions.
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Santa Anna's Mexican Army 1821-48 by René Chartrand, Bill Younghusband