Remembering General Villa

It seems like every other day is a holiday, fiesta or parade for something or other. Today it's remembering General Francisco (Poncho) Villa and the capture of Torreón during the Revolution.  He was born in Durango and his army operated in this area often, so he is a major local hero with several museums in his honor.  History books in the USA call him a bandit, in México he is regarded as one of the major forces in the Revolution and a national hero.


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