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Guns of the Alamo

Bradford Scott

Guns of the Alamo

by Bradford Scott

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Published by Pyramid Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bradford Scott
SeriesPyramid book -- G542
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 854 vol. 36
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24509523M
LC Control Number97821866
OCLC/WorldCa28636455

Until after the Alamo, which to this day, is a cherished American site that is visited by thousands of visitors every year. Many wonderful books have been written about the standoff, but it is almost impossible to “feel” what it was like to be in that little church, fighting for your life.   The arms and weapons of the Alamo defenders of were widely varied. Hollywood films portray all the men as buckskin-clad frontiersmen armed with their Kentucky or Pennsylvania long rifles. The truth is most of the men used what they had. Some.

A New Kind of Gun Store, for a New Kind of Gun Owner. Our + square foot showroom has something for everyone! From concealed carry to long range precision shooting The Alamo has you covered. Our consultative sales staff are here to ensure you get the right tools for the job.   Davy Crockett () was a Tennessee-born frontiersman, congressman, solider and folk hero. After his heroic death defending the Alamo during the .

The Alamo () Billy Bob Thornton as Davy Crockett American Custom Longrifle - M. Branson caliber Flintlock Rifle and Accoutrements No stranger to harsh conditions, American icon Davy Crockett was always prepared for the worst.   These guns were shipped to the Americas in great quantities and parts to them have been found from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Because several men of the Alamo garrison came to Texas from Louisiana, a former French colony (or had at least come through there) it’s very possible that French-made guns played a part in the Alamo siege.


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Guns of the Alamo. [Bradford Scott] -- Walt Slade, ace lieutenant of the Texas Rangers, is the man most feared by the owlhoots and drygulchers of the old Texas Border. The sight of this tall lawman with the lightning-fast draw astride his.

Guns of the Alamo. [Leslie Scott] -- Guns of the Alamo book this action-packed western, Texas Ranger Walt Slade stops in San Antonio for a few days rest and finds himself the target of a protection syndicate when he interrupts an attack and ends up killing.

One of his guns is on display in the Long Barracks museum at the Alamo. Flintlock - Type of lock or ignition system for gun utilizing a piece of flint to throw spark to fire gun. Fowlers - Smoothbore single barreled shotgun peculiar to America. 'Weapons of the Alamo' Will Let You Handle the Guns of the s There's a new tour at the Alamo, and this one is all about the weapons, News Radio WOAI reports.

Starting this week, visitors will learn about the muskets, rifles and cannons that were used to defend the shrine of Texas liberty. This specific Pennsylvania rifle, known by many names but most commonly as a Kentucky longrifle, is the only firearm in the Alamo museum today whose provenance can be traced directly back to the.

Throwback Thursday: Remember the (Guns of) the Alamo. But perhaps slightly less nebulous is exactly what firearms were used at the Alamo.

Mexican Arms Archeological excavations on the limited portion of the landscape not already engulfed by the urban sprawl of San Antonio, have revealed the location of the cannon used by the defenders. This is not another book about the Alamo battle.

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The Small Arms and Weapons of the Alamo Defender; Arms of the Mexican Infantry ; The Brown Bess Musket. The Brown Bess had a 42 inch barrel and fired a No.

14 bore ball. Since it was a caliber musket, it was sought and used widely by the Mexican forces. Texans used a similar version of this musket during battle with the same caliber, but it had a shorter barrel. This was one of the most deadly and popular guns used during the Battle of the Alamo.

Bowie armed with his Nock Gun during the final battle at the Alamo. Bowie guns down multiple Mexican soldiers with his Nock Gun during his final moments. Note that the weapon is much larger here than in other scenes, because this gun is meant to fire pyrotechnic charges that are safer at close ranges than blanks.

Trapdoor Springfield This book relays the factual details of the Battle of the Alamo that took place in during the Texas Revolution. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Texan army commander, a Mexican soldier, and a survivor at the Alamo.

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This short story from Harry Turtledove followed in the tradition of "Guns of the South" by placing General Robert E. Lee at the center of the initial battle of the Civil War/5. A Texas teen was arrested last Friday after being accused of stealing as many as 30 firearms from a gun range in Temple.

The suspect, identified as year-old Esteban Allan Aguilar, will now face charges for burglary of a building, evading arrest, resisting arrest, and failure to identify. With dozens of gun images, archival photographs, and compelling text, the book highlights firearms that helped settle the Texas frontier and the state's role in helping Cole, Smith & Wesson, and Winchester become giants of the firearms industry.

56 pages. Size: 9" x 6". The Alamo is a historical drama directed by John Lee Hancock and based on the legendary day siege of the Alamo Mission in what is modern day San Antonio, Texas. The battle was not strategically important, but was pivotal in uniting the resolve of Texans in the Texas Revolution of (in which Texas declared itself an independent Republic and kicked out governmental influences.

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With that, we will not be filling online orders until The Alamo is open and operational. Thank you for your understanding. Free Ground Shipping on Orders over $50! See Details.Guns of the Alamo | Walt Slade, ace lieutenant of the Texas Rangers, is the man most feared by the owlhoots and drygulchers of the old Texas Border.

The sight of this tall lawman with the lightning-fast draw astride his great black horse, Shadow, symbolizes defense of the innocent and the end of reckless careers of lawlessness.