General Pershing enters Mexico

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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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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 01 August 2014.]