Cinco De Mayo Mini-Unit

Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico--second only to September 16, Independence Day. It was on this day, in 1862, that a small group of poorly trained Mexican peasants, under the command of General Ignacio Zaragoza, bravely and fiercely fought for their freedom against a regiment of 6,000 French soldiers under the command of Napoleon III.