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War on the border : Villa, Pershing, the Texas Rangers, and an American invasion / Jeff Guinn.

Guinn, Jeff, (author.).

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Bethlehem Main Library 972 (Text) 33062009445850 New Adult Non-Fiction In Transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982128869
  • ISBN: 1982128860
  • ISBN: 9781982128876
  • ISBN: 1982128879
  • Physical Description: ix, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Columbus, New Mexico, March 8-9,1916 -- Mexico and America -- Border fences and revolution -- The American puppeteer -- "I do not know what to make of Mexico." -- Film crews and the refugees nobody wanted -- Veracruz -- Carranza and Villa collide -- The Plan de San Diego -- The Texas Rangers and their bandit war -- Wilson chooses Carranza -- Santa Ysabel and the El Paso riots -- Columbus -- The raid -- "The most serious situation" -- Elusive prey -- "Responsibility for the consequences" -- Carrizal -- The return of Villa -- Withdrawal -- Germany makes its move -- The Rangers go too far -- Showdown at Nogales -- Villa's last attack -- Afterward.
Summary, etc.:
"From bestselling author Jeff Guinn, the dramatic story of how U.S.-Mexico border tensions erupted into open warfare in 1916, as a U.S. military expedition crossed the border to try to capture Mexican guerrilla Pancho Villa -- a military incursion whose effects still haunt the border region to this day"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948.
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923.
United States. Army > History > Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916.
Texas Rangers > History > 20th century.
Mexican-American Border Region > History > 20th century.
Mexico > History > Revolution, 1910-1920.

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