by James W. Hurst, Pancho Villa And Black Jack Pershing Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Pancho Villa And Black Jack Pershing book, A photographic record unprecedented in the annals of bandit-heroes spread the legend, and motion pictures gave an extraordinary boost to his notoriety. He is arguably the most widely recognized Mexican in America, and his picture is often found on the walls of Mexican-American restaurants. Catching Villa would prove to be difficult, and to do it, Black Jack Pershing and his force needed to rely on local intelligence. Pershing referred to his intelligence-gathering organization as the Intelligence Section, whose officers interrogated prisoners, recruited guides, interpreters, and informers, and organized a secret service of Mexican expatriates who were more than willing to provide their services against Villa. There were a number of Japanese who were employed with mixed results, and a few reliable local Mexicans were employed in the Secret Service with fairly good results.
by Frederic Bean, Pancho And Black Jack Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Pancho And Black Jack book, In 1916, the world believed Pancho Villa defiantly invaded America and attacked an unsuspecting New Mexico town. General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing was the perfect man to hunt down the wily hero of the Mexican Revolution. But what really happened is a story never before told--a searing tale of treachery, seduction and memorable acts of courage.
by Alejandro Quintana Ph.D., Pancho Villa A Biography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Pancho Villa A Biography book, Providing both an analysis of the Mexican Revolution and a compelling story of the notorious Pancho Villa, this book describes this historical period from the perspective of its most iconic figure. • Provides a chronology of Villa's life linked to important revolutionary events • Includes photos of Pancho Villa in different stages of his life, some of which depict other important revolutionary leaders as well • Logically organized and clearly written to facilitate reading comprehension and research on specific topics
by Alejandro de Quesada, The Hunt For Pancho Villa Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Hunt For Pancho Villa book, On March 9, 1916, troops under the command of Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico and its local detachment of the US 13th Cavalry Regiment, killing 18 people and burning the town. Six days later, on orders from President Woodrow Wilson, General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing led an expeditionary force of 4,800 men into Mexico to capture Villa. What followed was a series of skirmishes, battles, and chases through the wild and uncharted Mexican countryside. While the Americans failed in their ultimate purpose of catching Villa, they did kill two of his top lieutenants. This book charts the progress of the entire enterprise, covering the dusty marches and the bitter gunfights in the streets of small border towns, analyzing the successes and failures of this unique military expedition.
by Frank E. Vandiver, Black Jack Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Black Jack book, A portrait of the distinguished American army commander documents his role in campaigns against the Moro in the Philippines and Francisco Villa in Mexico and his experiences in the Spanish-American War and World War I
by Pamela A. Bakker, The 104th Field Artillery Regiment Of The New York National Guard 1916 1919 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The 104th Field Artillery Regiment Of The New York National Guard 1916 1919 book, The book chronicles the extensive training and heroic service of the New York National Guard's 104th Field Artillery Regiment from the period of 1916 to 1919. The regiment, initially called the 1st Field Artillery Regiment, served as border patrol in Texas during the Mexican Punitive Expedition in 1916, and trained at the gunnery field at La Gloria, Texas. During World War I, they trained by the Glassy Mountains at Camp Wadsworth in South Carolina, and then at the School of Fire of Camp de Souge near Bordeaux, France. Because of this extensive training, elements of the 27th Division were splintered off and placed within a number of other divisions. The 52nd Field Artillery Brigade, under which the 104th Field Artillery Regiment served, was attached to the 33rd Division as their artillery, and then the 79th Division for the entire Meuse-Argonne Offensive near Verdun. Using field diaries, photos and letters, their story of courage under extreme conditions including enemy shelling and gas is recorded and their memory preserved.
by Allan Girdler Jeff Hackett, Harley Davidson Motorcycle Ecs Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Harley Davidson Motorcycle Ecs book, The Milwaukee Marvel takes center stage in this colorful work written by one of the motorcycling industry's best-selling authors. This colorful volume not only tells the history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, it also features the legendary motorcycles that made the company an American legend. Features early singles and twins, Flatheads, Knuckleheads, Panheads, Shovelheads, Evolution bikes, and Twin Cam 88s. This edition is updated to include the 2003 Anniversary edition, the 2004 Sportster, the new V-Rod, and much more.About the AuthorsPhotographer Jeff Hackett's work has appeared in a number of Motorbooks International titles, including The Harley-Davidson Century and Allan Girdler's Harley-Davidson in the 1960s. He lives and works in Orange, Connecticut.Allan Girdler previously chronicled Harley-Davidson history in several Motorbooks International books, including The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars and Harley-Davidson in the 1960s. Girdler is a former editor of Cycle World, and currently a contributor to national motorcycle magazine.