TITLE

Spying and deception turned the U.S. invasion of Tampico into the battle that wasn't

AUTHOR(S)
Overton Jr., J. W.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Jun2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the invasion of Tampico, Mexico by the U.S. in May 1846. Declaration of war on Mexico by the U.S.; Overview of the Tampico city; Information on the order of U.S. President James K. Polk to Commodore David Connor of the U.S. Home Squadron to attack the Mexican city on September 22.
ACCESSION #
17330995

 

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