General Pershing enters Mexico

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

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In 1916, General John J. Pershing entered Mexico to pursue Francisco (Pancho) Villa, who had raided U.S. border areas. Pershing withdrew his forces on 5 February 1917.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "General Pershing enters Mexico". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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