Jim Bowie


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Noun1.Jim Bowie - United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)
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Graham McCabe (Kirkintilloch Olympians) was first over-40, eighth overall, in 1:25:10, followed by Jim Bowie (1:47:34) and Graham Ritchie (1:48:13) who was competing in the race for the 25th time.
Legendary frontiersmen Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie both died in the 12-day battle.
1836: The Alamo fell to Mexican forces under Santa Anna Legendary frontiersmen Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie both died in the 12-day battle.
It describes Jim Bowie, a fake treasure map industry, murder trials, a rattlesnake dancer, fortunes lost, a very long Texas cave, and surprising twists to the story popularized by Dobie.
Travis (Laurence Harvey) - with the aid of Colonels Jim Bowie (Richard Widmark) and Davy Crockett (Wayne) - to lead a small band of American and Texican fighters in a resistance battle at the Alamo mission in San Antonio.
Former Texas mission The Alamo became a military garrison and was the scene of a bloody 13-day siege by Mexican troops in 1836 as legendary figures like Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie tried to defend it against overwhelming forces.
ion " Former Texas mission The Alamo became a military garrison and was the scene of a bloody 13-day siege by Mexican troops in 1836 as legendary figures like Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie tried to defend it against overwhelming forces.
Former Texas mission The Alamo became a military garrison and was the scene of a bloody 13-day siege by Mexican troops in 1836, as legendary figures like Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie tried to defend it against overwhelming forces.
The city centre property at 20 Allan Park was built between 1818 and 1820 by Stirling architect and burgess Alexander Bowie - a relation of American Wild West hero Jim Bowie who died alongside Davy Crockett and others at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
Desperate, outnumbered and putting up a heroic but doomed stand against the guns of enemy forces, the names Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and the other defenders of The Alamo would become myths and legends for centuries to follow.
Colonel Travis, Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie lead Texan and Tejano soldiers and volunteers to retreat within the walls of a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort when they come under siege by a Mexican army of 2,000 men under the personal command of the dictator of Mexico 2004 ***