The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 89, July 1985 - April, 1986 Page: 308
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308 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
it. It is a symbol to be sure, but it is more the symbol of Santa Anna's
weakness and illogic. That ungainly thrust into that militarily insignifi-
cant portion of Texas held, for Santa Anna at least, no promise of suc-
cess of any kind. In consequence, the glory of the Alamo is also the par-
adox of the Alamo, and it remains, at one and the same time, Santa
Anna's victory and Santa Anna's doom. In the end, it provides the key
to his destruction.
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