TITLE

What We Learned...from the Battle of Veracruz

AUTHOR(S)
Ethier, Eric
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Military History;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an account of the 1913 Battle of Veracruz in Mexico as it points out the lessons learned in the Mexican civil war that threatened American lives and business interests. It notes that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson has just assumed office in 1913 when General Victoriano Huerta imprisoned Mexican President Francisco Madero and assumed power. It cites lessons such as preparing the nation for bad news, meeting objectives, and knowing ones' enemies and friends.
ACCESSION #
65218532

 

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