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The ruins of Columbus, New Mexico. After the raid by Pancho Villa. In 1916, Pancho Villa led an army of about 1,500 guerillas across the border to stage a brutal raid against the small American town of Columbus, New Mexico. Buildings are in ruins, while a soldiers stands guard. In the background you can still see smoke. Image portrays the destruction cause by Pancho Villa and his army.

Uploaded on 03.17.2014 by El Paso Museum of History

Out of Area / Out of Area, (1910 - 1919), Conflict

  • Pancho Villa
  • Pershing
  • Raid
  • Columbus

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