The True Story Of How Irish-American Rebels Fought Against Their Country In The Mexican War

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Image: James Walker
Image: James Walker
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It’s the 1847 Battle of Churubusco during the American war with Mexico. Among the Mexican forces is the Foreign Legion of Patricios, a unit of European volunteers. Many of them are Irish and deserters from the U.S. Army. These men fight with bitter ferocity because they know all too well the grisly fate that awaits them if enemy forces capture them.

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