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The Battle of Juárez: A bloody siege just south of the border

In 1911, the dictatorial rule of Mexican President Porfirio Díaz had fomented a committed rebellion led by Francisco Madero.

Along with generals Pascual Orozco and Pancho Villa, Madero resolved to attack the federal forces stationed in Ciudad Juárez, just across the border from El Paso, Texas. 70 palabras más

20th Century

HEAD GAMES: 90th anniversary of the theft of Pancho's head

Ninety years ago (on Feb. 6, to be precise), someone broke into the grave of assassinated Mexican Revolutionary General Francisco “Pancho” Villa and made off with his head.

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Mennonite Pacifists Save the Revolutionary General Pancho Villa

2016 is the centennial of the surprising interaction between a group of peaceful Mennonite farmers and the notorious bandit and general of the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa (Colton, Ray E. 445 palabras más

More of Hunt Road

As much as the grandparents house felt like an extension – a quieter, calmer, more accepting extension – of our own home, it was separate. 569 palabras más


Old and new soldiers by rcabrerafoto

A man dressed as old soldier and a large picture of the Mexican Revolution as background, taken from a museum in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Pancho Villa and the Rise of American Military Aviation

By the end of the first decade of the twentieth century the United States Army had begun to perceive, albeit reluctantly, the significance of military aircraft to the conduct of warfare. 759 palabras más


Notable Centennials: Events From 1916

The Ossuary at the Verdun Battlefield in France contains the remains of more than 100,000 people who died, both French and German, in the 1916 battle. 303 palabras más