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General Pancho Villa: Mexican Revolution

Pancho Villa was a top military leader of the Mexican Revolution whose exploits were regularly filmed by a Hollywood company. Born on June 5, 1878, in San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico, Pancho Villa started off as a bandit who was later inspired by reformer Francisco Madero, helping him to win the Mexican Revolution. After a coup by Victoriano Huerta, Villa formed his own army to oppose the dictator, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T01:15:32+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Public Figures|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Greek Revolution: The Battle of Dervenakia

The battle of Dervenakia is perhaps the most crucial battle of the Greek revolution. It took place in 1822 just one year after the revolution broke out and its success allowed the Greeks to continue their struggle for independence. It was July of 1822 and the Sultan upset of the revolution's success decided to send a regular army to quell any resistance once and for all. After he defeated the [...]

By | 2017-01-01T16:51:15+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Historical Events, Wars|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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