Pancho Villa

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Noun1.Pancho Villa - Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)Pancho Villa - Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
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Villa was likely motivated by a constellation of reasons, but most accounts note a grievance with a prominent merchant named Sam Ravel, whom the Villistas desperately sought on that murderous March night.
Attacking at night, the villistas managed to overrun part of the town and army base, but the American soldiers quickly reorganized and counterattacked.
No solo se oponen villistas y carrancistas, la guerra acaba por oponer a los mismos aldeanos e incluso a los miembros de una misma familia.
Given the railway restrictions, these acquisitions were essential to supplying the troops as they moved south in pursuit of Vilia and his supporters, the "Villistas."