General George Patton: American Expenditionary In Mexico

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General George Patton lead calvary patrols against Pancho Villa at Fort Bliss along the Mexican border line. He served as a member of John J Pershing’s troops. 1916, General George was chosen to aide John J Pershing, commander of the American Expenditionary in Mexico. Patton was also honored for shooting Julio Cardenas, Mexican leader, during the battle of Columbus in 1917. He got promoted to Captain and led Pershing’s headquarters troop after they left Mexico. 1917 Patton was the first officer assigned to the new American Expeditionary Force tank corps. In General Geoge Patton military career he earned the Distinguished Service Metal for his leadership with the tanks. Years later (1943) he was in battle again, using daring assault tactics
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