The gripping and definitive chronicle of the iconic battle
that inspired a nation—a sweeping saga of two hundred brave Americans who stood
tall against an overwhelmingly superior Mexican force.
On February 23, 1836, a Mexican army thousands of soldiers
strong attacked a group of roughly two hundred Americans holed up in an
abandoned mission just east of San Antonio, Texas. For nearly two weeks, the
massive force laid siege to the makeshift fort, spraying its occupants with
unremitting waves of musket and cannon fire. Then, on March 6, at 5:30 a.m.,
the Mexican troops unleashed a final devastating assault: divided into four
columns, they rushed into the Alamo and commenced a deadly hand-to-hand fight.
The Americans, despite being hugely outnumbered, fought valiantly—for
themselves and for a division of an independent Texas. In the end, they were
Drawing upon newly available primary sources, The Blood of Heroes is the definitive
account of this epic battle. Populated by larger-than-life characters—including
Davy Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis—it is a dynamic story of
courage, sacrifice, and redemption. Download and start listening now!