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March 16, 2011

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Villa Holidays

This is really a great information on villa.. I must say its a great research on it.. I am glad I visited here and come to know about it..

Dave

Hi Dac,

I recently read a quite good history of another American excursion into Mexico of which I was entirely ignorant:

Arthur, Anthony. 2010. General Jo Shelby's March. Random House, 265 pp.

If you haven't read it already, you might find it fun.

Cheers,

Dave

Janice Pulliam

I forgot to say---my dad was born in 1910, so when he played at Pancho Villa, he was getting his role from the current headlines, unlike my brother and I who were either playing with fiction like The Lone Ranger on TV or historic characters like Zorro.

Janice Pulliam

When I was little and playing cowboys and Indians with my brother, our father told us he used to play fighting Pancho Villa. I bet they had the same problem we did, namely that nobody wanted to play the "bad guy," in his case, Villa.

celiayeary

Hi, Dac! Very interesting. On one of our several tours of Mexico (before the drug wars kept us home) we visited Pancho Villa's home, where he kept his mistresses. Yes, is true. And we saw an old car that he apparently used and it was all shot up. That man was a real gangster and terroist.
Didn't Pershing use camels down there? Or am I thinking of someone else?
Celia

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