Pancho Villa


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Villa, Pancho

(1878–1923) notorious Mexican bandit and revolutionary. [Mex. Hist.: EB, X: 435–436]
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Esta faceta del personaje es ilustrada en la pelicula producida para la television estadunidense And Starring Pancho Villa as himself (Con ustedes, Pancho Villa), de 2003, en la que el general es interpretado por el espanol Antonio Banderas.
Villa--pareciera decirnos Guzman--no se quedo solo despues de 1914 porque si: "nos vimos obligados a dejarlo", escribe en Memorias de Pancho Villa.
in early 1916, killing 17 Americans, the 1st AS was tasked to support Pershing's attempt to chase down the murderous Pancho Villa bandits.
Por la sencilla razon--les dije--que Pancho Villa era abstemio, jamas tomo una copa de licor.
Returning from a trip to Mexico for the annual celebration of the descendants of Pancho Villa, Hector decides to save time and avoid the long lines at the international border crossing by taking a bumpy back-road shortcut.
1) As a result, one must ask, then, why is Pancho Villa still walking the stage?
There's a Pancho Villa state park that people enjoy, except perhaps for the name.
Sin embargo, la segunda parte de la novela rompe con el marcado caracter fragmentario de la primera de manera que se caracteriza por una solida coherencia interior haciendo que toda ella gire en torno a los dos unicos protagonistas y a la particular relacion que los une: Tiburcio Maya, el unico de los "leones de San Pablo" que queda vivo, que ademas sirve como principal nexo de union entre ambas partes, y Pancho Villa.
Neither do I seek to offer a panoramic view of the prevailing accounts about Pancho Villa in academic literature.
20, 1910 that saw peasant armies led by heroes Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa topple the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.
As he tries to find a way out, criminals come after the unlikely duo in search of the secret of the miniaturising technology 1987 *** The Treasure of Pancho Villa (BBC2, 2pm - 3.