General Pershing enters Mexico (25 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "General Pershing enters Mexico". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5569, accessed 03 December 2016.]