The History Files #28: The Mexican American War, pt. 3

48 mins - Published Sat, Sep 5, 2015 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Battle_of_ChurubuscoThis week our headlines seem to be mostly volcanoes and Spaniards: sometimes history kind of gets in a wad. In our main discussion, we get into the major campaign of the Mexican American War, and find out what a battalion of Irish were doing in the Mexican army.

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