They were fighting for Texas - fighting for the land they called home. For 12 long days the men, women and children inside an old mission known as The Alamo defended it against the soldiers who surrounded them.
"Everything Happens In A Big Way In Texas!"
As eleven-year-old Peter Nottage stood in the yard, watching in disbelief, a group of Japanese fighter planes swooped down, spraying machine-gun fire across the water. Then the first bomb dropped - and in minutes, Kaneohe Bay was a sea of smoke and flames. To the south, at Pearl Harbor, the huge ships of the American fleet were ablaze. This was no drill. This was war!
"Almost Felt As If I Were There.. Glad I Wasn't!"
What was it like when the great Titanic sank? Jack Thayer and Harold Bride were there, and here are their stories!
"Better than the movie...."