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January 30, 2013 | 2179 views | Post a comment

AUSTIN -- When the brash, 26-year-old commander of the Alamo wrote his plea for help on Feb. 24, 1836, he was clear about his chances for surviving the siege by Mexican troops under Santa Anna. But Col. William Barret Travis knew the power of his words. He chose them carefully and crafted a message that transformed the Texas Revolution into an American fight against tyranny. . . .

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