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

Guinn, Jeff, (author.).

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Fertile Public Library 972.0816 GUI (Text) 33500013407036 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982128869
  • ISBN: 1982128860
  • ISBN: 9781982128876
  • ISBN: 1982128879
  • Physical Description: pages 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:
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.
Author Notes

Jeff Guinn is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together, The Last Gunfight, Manson, and The Road to Jonestown. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, and is a member of the Texas Literary Hall of Fame.

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.
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948.
Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923.
Texas Rangers.
United States. Army.
Mexico.
North America > Mexican-American Border Region.
Genre: History.

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