Saturday, March 15, 2008


This Day in the History of Big Talk and Insufficient Action

On this day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson ordered 12,000 U.S. troops under capable General Pershing into Mexico to capture revolutionary leader, or bandit, Pancho Villa, who had in the recent past entered American territory and killed Americans. Pershing never got close to Villa and the next year was a little busier in France.


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