General Pershing enters Mexico (25 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


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.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "General Pershing enters Mexico". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 22 October 2016.]