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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Aug 2017 12:19 p.m. PST

"I'm skimming through this US government pamphlet history of the US intervention in Mexico to track down Pancho Villa. There's a separate volume on the 1st Aero Squadron and it's role in the expedition, which is also worth reading, even if the aircraft involved didn't achieve very much. There were several small scale skirmishes between the US troops, the Carranza government forces and the Villistas, including a few which didn't go so well for Black Jack Pershing's doughboys. Here's one for a start, the rather grandly titled but fairly pointless Battle of Carrizal…"



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Richard Baber15 Aug 2017 3:36 a.m. PST

There has got to be a dozen books on this operation now; I own 4! What more can they possibly dig up to write about :)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2017 10:55 a.m. PST



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