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The general and the jaguar : Pershing's hunt for Pancho Villa : a true story of revolution and revenge / Eileen Welsome

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Author:
Welsome, Eileen  Search this
Subject:
Pershing, John J (John Joseph) 1860-1948  Search this
Villa, Pancho 1878-1923  Search this
United States Army History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 403 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexican-American Border Region
Mexico
Columbus (N.M.)
Date:
2006
Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916
20th century
Revolution, 1910-1920
Contents:
A microbe challenges an elephant -- A diverting brute -- Veracruz -- Downhill -- Tell President Wilson to save you -- Only one chance to die -- Rumors, warnings, and telegrams -- Villa is coming tonight, for sure -- The fiddler plays -- Very unnatural deaths -- To the end of the furrow -- Sunburn, frostbite, and blisters -- Pershing's indigestion -- No one to seek for -- Gasoline baths and confessions -- Jerked to Jesus -- A ripe pear -- A terrible blunder -- Whore dust and a rabid dog -- An old colonel -- A reborn town -- Victims or bandits? -- Death comes for the horsemen
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794534