Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsUnited States Military Confrontations Mexico
IN THE NEWS

United States Military Confrontations Mexico

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
September 11, 1998 | YVETTE C. DOSS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A small boy, a young cadet in the Mexican army, is said to have wrapped himself in the Mexican flag as he leaped to his death from the top of Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City during the last stand of the U.S.-Mexican war in 1847. He, along with five other young "nin~os heroes"--or "child heroes," as they are now known in Mexico--flung themselves off the castle during the battle, joining the tens of thousands of Mexican soldiers who died fighting U.S.
ARTICLES BY DATE
ENTERTAINMENT
September 11, 1998 | YVETTE C. DOSS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A small boy, a young cadet in the Mexican army, is said to have wrapped himself in the Mexican flag as he leaped to his death from the top of Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City during the last stand of the U.S.-Mexican war in 1847. He, along with five other young "nin~os heroes"--or "child heroes," as they are now known in Mexico--flung themselves off the castle during the battle, joining the tens of thousands of Mexican soldiers who died fighting U.S.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|