The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #68626 Message #1157170
Posted By: Deckman
07-Apr-04 - 11:38 PM
Thread Name: The Alamo--Needless Martyrs
Subject: RE: BS: The Alamo--Needless Martyrs
A hundred years ago, when I was a fledgling Army medic stationed at Fort Sam Houstin, Texas, I visited the Alamo often. What impressed me most of all was the SMALLNESS of the place. I'm sure that in those earlier years it was considered huge, but now it's very small.
But, like events even today, the issues seem to transcend the physical surroundings. Bob