BLOOD ON THE BORDER The United States Army and the Mexican Irregulars
CLENDENEN, Clarence C.
Toronto The Macmillan Company 1969 (xviii) 390 pages. First Edition. SIGNED/INSCRIBED in ink by Author Clendenen on a front free endpaper to Custer historian John M. Carroll, "To J M Carroll with sincere regards / Clarence C. Clendenen". Illustrated dust jacket. Bookplate of John M. Carroll, also SIGNED in ink by Carroll. Illustrated primarily from vintage photographs. Maps. Map endpapers. Cloth. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Bibliography. Index. The history of U.S./Mexican border clashes with robbers, hostile Indians, Mexicans, settlers and freebooters, reaching a climax during the Mexican Revolution of 1916 and the punitive expedition of American forces under General John Pershing into Mexico to capture Pancho Villa. The author claims that this represented a transition from 19th to 20th century warfare. From the jacket blurb: "Clarence Clendenen tells for the first time the bitter, vivid story of this exciting but often overlooked episode in American military history." A FINE copy in a Very Good or better (some edgewear; slight chipping) price-intact dust jacket, now in a clear, mylar protective sleeve . ALWAYS free shipping via USPS media mail to any United States address.
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