The Texas Rangers Author:Herbert Molloy Mason, JR. With bloodthirsty Comanches to the north and revenge-hungry Mexicans to the south, the future state of Texas became a nation after the defeat of Santa Anna's army at San Jacinto in 1836. What they needed next was a small force of able men willing to risk their lives to protect their Young republic from it's enemies. Thus was formed the Texas Ran... more »gers, Each One of whom could "ride like a Mexican, trail like an Indian, shoot like a Tennesseean, and fight like the very devil." The Rangers fought many odd wars -- with such foes as the Comanches and the Mexicans, the famous bandit Jaun Cortinas, and Public enemies -- and even today no body in the world is better known or more respected.
As the saying goes "One Problem, One ranger."« less