US 1956 The Alamo (1744), San Antonio 9c. Michel PR664Ax

US 1956 The Alamo (1744), San Antonio 9c. Michel PR664Ax

Series: Liberty Issue - Precancels

Stamp details: The Alamo (1744), San Antonio

Issued date: 14-06-1956 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 9c.

Emission: Precancelled

Catalogue No:-
Michel (Germany): PR664Ax

Dimensions (height x width):
22mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Pink lilac
Perforation: Perf 10½ x 10¼

Themes: Historical Place, Fort

Description:- The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing most of the Texians and Tejanos inside. Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired many Texians and Tejanos to join the Texian Army. Buoyed by a desire for revenge, the Texians defeated the Mexican Army at the Battle of San Jacinto, on April 21, 1836, ending the rebellion in favor of the newly formed Republic of Texas.