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Like those who wave the stars and bars, those who revere the Alamo would deny that and say it is all about their proud heritage. But anyone who doesn't rely on Walt Disney movies for their sense of history knows that is nonsense.
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From the massacre of all its defenders, "Remember the Alamo" became the call to victory. Executing all the defenders of Srebrenica and expelling all its Bosniak residents was the tactic that was intended to also wipe away all of Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Odds are, the word that pops into your mind when I mention Phil Collins is probably something like "Sussudio." It's highly unlikely that the first word you'd think of would be "Alamo," but that's about to change.