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Thread #68626   Message #2104782
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
16-Jul-07 - 10:20 PM
Thread Name: The Alamo--Needless Martyrs
Subject: RE: The Alamo--Needless Martyrs
"El degüello" is an old Spanish cavalry trumpet call, midi at (see link at left of page)
Cavalry calls

Supposedly it was sounded in the battles against the Moors, etc., but it is hard to separate facts from fiction.