Cinco De Mayo: A comprehensive Illustrated History. By Roberto Cabello-Argandoña. ISBN 978-1483923970. $16.95.
"The somber reality of foreign naval invasion of Mexico by three major world powers at the time, Spain, Britain and France constituted the prelude to the Battle of Cinco de Mayo. The author provides a most detailed account of the forces and activities of the French and Mexican sides, during the last three days before, the day of and the day after the battle itself. Examines also the inspiring history of a triumphant Chicano general, Ignacio Zaragoza, (1829-1862)