THE DEATH OF GENERAL CARDENAS-Poncho villa’s 2nd in Command by Lt. George Patton in Mexico, May 14, 1916

After Villa’s  raid on on a New Mexico Town, Black jack Pershing with 2d Lt. George s Patton as  his aid , along with about 600 men went to Mexico hunting Villa.

WW 1 broke out and they were recalled.

But not before Patton shot it out with General Cardenas.

Poncho Villa died in an ambush in 1923.

Patton went on to form and lead USA’s first Tank group in France in WW 1, where he was wounded in the leg.

General George s Patton was murdered by the USA and Russia after  World War 2  was over.

Patton was murdered 21 December 1945 in Germany.

Author: John C Carleton

Native Texican, American by Birth, Southern by the Grace of God.

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