Although Pancho Villa was a criminal, many think he was a revolutionary hero.

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Pancho Villa y Emiliano Zapata, 20 de noviembre, día de la Revolución Mexicana

Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata sitting in the presidential throne in Mexico City 1914

March 1916. "Wanted" sign for Francisco "Pancho" Villa, Mexican revolutionary and bandit. Villa was eventually assassinated in Mexico by rival revolutionary army.

Pancho Villa Wanted Poster Pancho Villa’s enraged Americans in the early What is going on NOW on American/Mexican border makes Pancho Villa look like a juvenile delinquent.

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Pancho Villa Wanted Poster wanted for killing his sisters killer

Pancho Villa - Following guerilla leader Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus, New Mexico (in which 16 Americans died), President Wilson sent Gen. “Blackjack” Pershing and 10,000 soldiers into the mountains of northern Mexico to hunt Villa down. The mission ultimately failed but Mexicans viewed the act as an unjust invasion. It is said that the pejorative designation “gringo” came from this time, as US soldiers clad in olive uniforms were met with cries of “Green, Go!”

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