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The Story of the American Expeditionary Forces

US Cavalry Insignia



Pershing and Pancho Villa in Happier Times [1914]

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We have not been able to find a comprehensive treatment of the Punitive Expedition for the Doughboy Center and are still soliciting such an article. Until we receive such a contribution, please check some of these well-done on-line articles. MH

The Punitive Expedition
Good background from the the National Archives and Records Administration

Organizing the Punitive Expedition
From Fort Huachuca courtesy of the University of Kansas

Pre-War Army Missions in Panama and Cuba
From US Army Center for Military History

The 1st Aero Squadron in the Punitive Expedition [pdf file]
From USAF Historical Studies

Crossing into Mexico

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